The team certainly is a good mix but it will have to prove itself over the course of the season. The Coach will have a tougher task at hand selecting his starting 11 considering the talent at his disposal. The younger players will have to step up and make the best of the opportunities presented to them. This is also a learning curve for them as they will play alongside some of the best talents in the country.
"The youth and experience at hand can prove to be a deadly mix if the players are used according to the needs of the situation."
"There are a few experienced players but the number of inexperienced players in the team is too high to call it a good mix. "
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Quality international recruits will help Indian football grow.
Young players from the academy storming into the senior squad are positives signs for McDowell Mohun Bagan.
The team for the upcoming season is a good mix of youth and experience.
Are you happy with the team's performance in the warm up matches played thus far?
For clubs to field a full strength squad, should league fixtures be rescheduled when dates clash with international matches?
Should the Mariners play both Tolgay and Odafa in the starting XI for the Federation Cup?
Should Nabi be played at left-back instead of the midfield where he played in the Federation Cup?
Should the Indian strikers in the team be presented with more playing opportunity?
Is playing Aiborlang Khongjee as stopper a smart move by the coaching staff?
Should we get international referees to officiate important matches?
In Odafa's absence, is Nabi the best option we have as Tolgay's strike partner?
Now that Odafa & Tolgay are back in goal scoring form, will the team be a more formidable unit?
After the brilliant performance in the Calcutta Football League and a mere miss out in the IFA Shield, do you think the Mariners should give new players a chance for the I-League or continue with the team that is already playing?
"With Nabi, Tolgay, Maithani & Sabeeth in peak form, do you think the Mariners need to keep experimenting with their line-up or stick with the same?"
"The team is playing well, but conceding goals, soon after they get the lead. What do you think should be the solution to this?"