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Uddin delighted Bengal players are progressing

PUBLISHED: 13:00 03 March 2016

Sporting Bengal United's Teo Borozan (orange) made his debut for Witham Town last weekend (pic: Terry Gilberrt)

Sporting Bengal United's Teo Borozan (orange) made his debut for Witham Town last weekend (pic: Terry Gilberrt)

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Mile End Stadium club have helped Teo Borozan make the move up to the Ryman North recently

Sporting Bengal United manager Anwar Uddin gives instructions on the touchline with assistant Steve Clark behind (pic: Tim Edwards).Sporting Bengal United manager Anwar Uddin gives instructions on the touchline with assistant Steve Clark behind (pic: Tim Edwards).

Sporting Bengal United manager Anwar Uddin is delighted to see players from his squad progressing up the non-league ladder.

Teo Borozan has impressed for the Mile End Stadium outfit this season and caught the eye in the Essex Senior League.

It has resulted in Ryman North side Witham Town signing the defensive midfielder and he played the full 90 minutes for them on Saturday.

Unfortunately the Town parted company with Garry Kimble following their 1-1 draw with Heybridge Swifts.

But the Bengal boss was still delighted that one of his players managed to make the step up last weekend.

“Teo played for Witham in a local derby in front of a big crowd and did well. He literally came from nowhere too, he turned up to training one day and has improved so much,” said Uddin.

“We had three players that were set to play in the Ryman North last week, but one of them was injured and the other wasn’t 100 per cent fit and I said it is important if you are making the step up that you are completely perfect to play

“One is for a club going for promotion and the other two are teams fighting relegation. Teo was alright, though, and did well.

“He is a defensive midfield player that has been one of our most important people, but we want him to develop so we are giving him the opportunity.

“Unfortunately Garry got sacked after the match, but that is football isn’t it. We will look at that, I spoke to Teo on Monday and he said he enjoyed the step up.”

Uddin revealed that the two other players from his squad will play for Ryman North teams soon.

He didn’t want to reveal who they were, but is excited about how they get on and thrilled to be helping develop youngsters from the area.

Goalkeeper Lewis Lockyer has played for Ryman Premier leaders East Thurrock already this season to demonstrate that the Mile End Stadium club is a good place to progress your football.

“This is going to happen, no doubt about that, but only when they are right. I wouldn’t send my players to clubs and managers I don’t trust so more will be making the step up soon,” added Uddin.

“We have already had two players in our squad play at a higher level this season. Our goalkeeper Lewis has featured for East Thurrock twice.

“It is fantastic for me to have two players that have made appearances in the Ryman Premier and Ryman North this season.

“I want people to look at us and think if ‘I want to go to a club where I can progress as a player and use them as a stepping stone, then Sporting Bengal can help.’

“If we were in the position of Basildon United, FC Romania or Bowers & Pitsea it would be different because I would want to win the league or the FA Vase so I’d want to keep my best players, but it is about putting development first.”


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