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The ‘Prince of football’ and ‘Prince of Kolkata’ are all set to cross swords in the ‘City of Joy’ on 19th September.

Yes, Diego Maradona is going to visit Kolkata for the second time during Mahalaya ahead of Durga Puja. The event is organized by a leading event management group and besides several other curriculum, the centre of attention of Maradona’s tour is going to be the football match between teams led by Diego himself and former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly.

The organisers are already in talks with several celebrities for making them feature in this match and many have already given the nod of participating in this showcase event.

Pic Courtesy : Satadru Dutta

The personalities who are already finalized to take part in the match to be held on 19th September in Kolkata are as follows:

Sourav Ganguly’s team: Sourav Ganguly (C), Manoj Tiwary (Indian Cricketer), Deep Dasgupta (Former Indian cricketer), Parambrata Chatterjee (Film Artist), Jishu Sengupta (Film artist), Dev (Film artist and MP)

Diego Maradona’s team: Maradona (C), Jose Ramirez Barreto (Mohun Bagan legend), Bhaichung Bhuttia (Former Indian football team captain), IM Vijayan (Indian football legend), Ranbir Kapoor (Film Artist), Abhishek Bacchan (Film Artist)

This is the list so far, the organisers are in talks with many other names who will feature for the respective sides in the showpiece event.

Diego Maradona has already sent his best wishes to Sourav Ganguly via Satadru Dutta, one of the organisers by his autographed No 10 Argentina shirt and Ganguly has also paid gratitude back to the football legend through a video.

One thing is for sure, before the U17 FIFA World Cup, Diego’s trip is going to mould the city of Kolkata in an unprecedented football fever.