Captain Eduardo Bedia scored the all important goal from a set piece in the 105th minute after the final match went into the extra time in front of 34,000 spectators.
Twice former champions Mohammedan Sporting, overwhelmed Central Reserve Police Force 5-1 in a Group A encounter, at the Kalyani Stadium.
Azharuddin Mallick gave the Black and White's an early lead in the first-half and then scored a second goal just minutes from close
The curtain-raiser of The Durand Cup tournament will be preceded by an opening ceremony, which will be graced by the presence of the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee.
Legend has it that when Goswami announced his international retirement in 1964 in Mumbai, two "special fans" requested him to change his decision.
A UEFA Pro License-holder, Chernyshov comes in with coaching experience in seven countries with more than two decades of coaching experience at club and International level.
Gokulam are in a three-way race for the title alongside TRAU and Churchill and trail the two teams with just two games remaining in the play-offs.