The club cited the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the resultant cancellation of the league as the reasons.
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Senior East Bengal official also said the club was in talks with potential investors.
The AIFF is likely to decide on the future of the ongoing I-League season in the first week of April, following consultations with the clubs.
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