The intra-city leg of the 2nd Mahindra Youth Football Challenge will begin on Monday with 32 leading schools vying to become the ‘champions school’ of the city. The winners will then lock horns with five other champions from Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, Delhi and Kerala to decide the ultimate winners. While the winners’ purse will be Rs 30,000, runners up will receive Rs 20,000.
Hosts Mohun Bagan Football Academy, TFA and six other teams will be seen in action when the 1st All-India Inter-Academy tournament gets under way in Durgapur on November 19. The final is slated for November 14.
Md. Sp. held
Mohammedan Sporting Club played out a 1-1 draw with Southern Samity in the main phase of the CFL Premier Division at the Salt Lake Stadium on Friday. After Stanley had put the black and white brigade ahead in the 56th minute, Gurpreet Singh levelled matters just six minutes before the end of regulation time.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) thrashed Canara Bank 7-3 in a Group A quarter final league match of the Beighton Cup, on Friday. In the other quarter final match from Group B, Army XI, Delhi, and Secunderabad’s South Central Railway settled for a 2-2 draw.
Today in sport
Cricket: Ranji Trophy — Bengal vs Gujarat, Day III, Eden Gardens, 9.05 am
Football: I-League — United Sports vs Pune FC at the Salt Lake Stadium, 6. 30 pm