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Mumbai City Football Club to Confront Strong Rivals in Group B during the Upcoming Durand Cup

Last updated on August 7th, 2023 at 02:14 pm

Mumbai City Football Club: In the upcoming Durand Cup, Mumbai City finds itself in Group B alongside tough contenders like Jamshedpur FC, Mohammedan SC, and the Indian Navy Football Team, promising an intense and intriguing competition.

About Mumbai City Football Club


Mumbai City Football Club, a professional football club from Mumbai, Maharashtra, competes in the Indian Super League (ISL), which stands as the top tier of Indian football. Their distinction lies in being the pioneer club to clinch both the Championship and the ISL title during the 2020-21 season in a single campaign.

During the 2022-23 ISL season, Mumbai City FC impressed everyone by securing the league championship with two games remaining. This victory marked their second triumph in the tournament. Throughout the season, they set several remarkable records, including earning the most points (46), securing the most wins (14), suffering the least number of defeats (2), scoring the highest number of goals (54), achieving the most positive Goal Difference (33), making the highest successful passes (9047), and maintaining the longest unbeaten streak (18 matches) in the history of the ISL.

As of July 23, 2023, Mumbai City FC holds impressive rankings in global, AFC, and national football. They are currently placed:

  1. 649th worldwide
  2. 98th in AFC
  3. 2nd in India, just behind Mohun Bagan AC.

Mumbai City FC shares a fierce rivalry with neighboring club FC Goa, leading to intense matches known as the western derby or western rivalry.

Mumbai City Football Club Overview

Club NameMumbai City Football Club
Founded30 August 2014
NicknameThe Islanders
LeagueIndian Super League
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Mumbai City FC Durand Cup 2023 Participation

Mumbai City FC will be participating in the upcoming Durand Cup 2023, specifically in Group B matches. The matches in this group will be held in Kolkata, where Mumbai City FC will compete against three other participating clubs- Mohammedan SC, Jamshedpur FC and Indian Navy football team.

Group B has been recognized as one of the most challenging groups in the upcoming edition of the Durand Cup, packed with tough contenders like Mumbai City FC (the winners of the ISL Shield), Jamshedpur FC, Mohammedan SC, and the Indian Navy Football Team. The competition in this group is expected to be intense, making it an intriguing aspect of the tournament.

The Mumbai City FC Durand Cup 2023 match list includes the following fixtures:

  1. Mumbai City FC vs Mohammedan SC on 5th August, Saturday, at 4:45 pm, KBK Stadium Kolkata.
  2. Mumbai City FC vs Jamshedpur FC on 8th August, Tuesday, at 6 pm, VYBK Stadium Kolkata.
  3. Mumbai City FC vs Indian Navy FT on 19th August, Saturday, at 2:30 pm, VYBK Stadium Kolkata.

Let’s watch and see if Mumbai City FC can clinch the Durand Cup 2023 trophy.

The tournament is scheduled to take place from August 3 to September 3, with matches being held in Kolkata, Guwahati, and SAI STC Kokrajhar.

Mumbai City FC Titles Achievements

Indian Super LeagueSeniorWinners2020-21, 2022-23
Indian Super LeagueSeniorPremiership Winners2020-21, 2022-23
Indian Super LeagueSeniorWinners2020-21
Durand CupSeniorRunners-up2022
MFA Independence CupYouthWinners2022
WIFA Youth League U13YouthWinners2023
MFA Yuva President’s League U15YouthWinners2023
DPDL Mumbai U14YouthWinners2023
DPDL Mumbai U12YouthWinners2023

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1. Did Mumbai City FC win Durand Cup 2022?

Mumbai City became runners-up in Durand Cup 2022. The Durand Cup 2022 champions was Bengaluru FC with 2-1 by defeating Mumbai City FC.

2. What are Mumbai City FC’s current rankings in global, AFC, and national football as of July 23, 2023?

As of July 23, 2023, Mumbai City FC is ranked 649th worldwide, 98th in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), and 2nd in India, just behind Mohun Bagan AC.

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