Mohammedan AC triumph
Super Division debutants Mohammedan AC came back from their 0-3 drubbing by East Bengal to register a scrappy 2-1 win over Eastern Railway SC at the Mohun Bagan ground Friday. Amar Ganguly and Nazib-ul Haq scored for Mohammedan AC, while Henry Odogo reduced the margin for Eastern Railway.
Mohammedan AC now have nine points from four matches, this being their third victory.
Bansberia High School defeated Banpas Sikha Niketan 2-0 in a Hooghly zone match of the inter-district Britannia-Anandabazar Cup Friday. Bapi Sil and Subhankar Bag were the scorers.
In another match, at North 24 Parganas zone, Santpur Kundu High School accounted for Basirhat Town HS by a solitary goal from Sanjay Biswas.
Forty-eight city schools will take part in a football meet being organised by Calcutta Police in association with IOC at Body Guard Lines from July 7. The final will be held in the third week of September.
ER, SER in final
Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway will clash for the title in the Dr. Bimal Kumar Chandra all India invitation (open) waterpolo meet at Azad Hind Bagh. In the semi-finals Friday, Eastern Railway beat Indian Life Saving Society 15-4, Nani Gopal Ghosh being the highest scorer for the winners with three goals.
In the other semi-finals, Supratik Mondal emerged the top-scorer with four goals for South Eastern Railway as they notched up a convincing 10-0 victory over College Square Swimming Club.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: CFL Super Division — East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan (Salt Lake Stadium); Railway FC vs Calcutta Port Trust (East Bengal). Matches from 3.30 pm.
WATERPOLO: All India open invitation meet at Azad Hind Bagh: 3rd place play-off (ILSS vs College Square SC) and final (Eastern Railway vs South Eastern Railway) from 2.30 pm.