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East Bengal The Real Power to hold their annual EBRP Fest on June 10

East Bengal Club players celebrating a goal in the 2018 Hero Super Cup. (Photo courtesy: AIFF Media)

One of the most active fan groups amongst those following Indian club football teams, East Bengal The Real Power will once again be holding their annual EBRP Fest 2018/19 which will be played at the NKDA Stadium in New Town, Kolkata on Sunday, June 10 from 9am to 9pm.

This year the EBRP Fest 2018/19 will once again be an eight team affair with the whole tournament to be streamed live on Facebook.

On Sunday, EBRP are further planning to organise as a highlight a Blind Football Match.

The organisers are expecting a minimum of 800 fans and well wishers to turn up and enjoy the event; while the club management, support staff, their junior team besides Abhijit Mondal, Abhra Mondal, Soumik Dey and others are also expected to grace the event.

EBRP had launched their EBRP Fest in 2014 with an aim to bring their members together in the game they love, football. The winners of the previous editions are ‘Asean Armada’ – Dumdum St. Mary’s School (2014); ‘Derby Dynamites’ – Kasba Geetanjali Stadium (2015); ‘Pancha Pandav’ – Salt Lake EE Block (2016); and again ‘Pancha Pandavs’ – NKDA Stadium (2017).

‘East Bengal The Real Power’ Football Fest 2018 will have ONGC as the title sponsors, while they have roped in 91.9 Friends FM as their official Radio Partner, while 24 Ghanta will provide coverage directly from NKDA on June 10.