Md. Sp. for Fed Cup
Mohammedan Sporting will be the fourth team from the city — along with East Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Tollygunge Agragami — to play in the Federation Cup.
Haywards Sporting of Goa will also feature in the tournament, scheduled in the city from July 25 to August 8.
Meanwhile, IFA secretary Subrata Dutta called on Priya Ranjan Das Munshi on Monday and requested the AIFF president to pave way for foreign team’s participation in the forthcoming IFA Shield.
The AFC has slapped a one-year ban on IFA’s move to invite foreign outfits, following the fracas between East Bengal and Brazil’s Palmeiras SC in the 2001 IFA Shield final.
Meanwhile, Mohammedan Sporting signed Hussain Mustafi from Mohun Bagan and retained Habeeb Adekunle on Monday.
Mohun Bagan beat NPC Sp. Academy 2-0 in a IFA women’s league Monday. In another match, Nabajanma Sangha blanked Rampur MS 6-0.
Hosts Rakhi Sangha girls beat Loreto House 47-23 to enter the semi-finals of Milo 20th state junior basketball championships on Monday. South 24 Parganas, Calcutta Good Council and Birbhum District complete the semi-final line-up in the girls’ category.
Boys— Chetla Park bt YMCA 64-54; Hooghly District bt BTA 41-35, Rakhi Sangha bt Calcutta Rangers 54-17, Burdwan District bt Barisha AC 57-46. Girls— Rakhi Sangha bt Loreto House 47-23, Calcutta Good Council bt Barisha AC 25-16, Calcutta Good Council bt Loreto House 34-28, South 24 Pgs bt Burdwan District 21-19.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: U-19 NfL: East Bengal vs Tollygunge Agragami (East Bengal); JCT vs Indian Bank (Md. Sporting). Matches from 4 pm.
FOOTBALL: IFA women’s league: Bidyut SC vs Itika Memorial (Howrah Stadium); Bally Gramanchal vs Jubak Sangha (Mohun Bagan). Matches from 3.30 pm.
FOOTBALL: The Telegraph Merchants’ Cup meet at CCFC: Madhya Bharat vs Skytech Solutions, Tata Steel A vs Confreight Shipping, Tata NYK vs Oberoi Hotels, VGP Portfolios vs Inuva Info, Eveready vs J. Thomas, Tata Consultancy bs BOA Ltd, Transworld vs Blue Star, Haldia Petrochem vs Magma Leasing, Standard Chartered vs ABN Amro, Carrit Moran vs Hyatt Regency, McNally Bharat vs ITC C, Aptech Ltd vs Sanjeevani Projects. Matches start from 7 pm.
BASKETBALL: State junior meet at Rakhi Sangha courts: Boys’ quarter finals from 7 am and girls’ semi-finals from 3 pm.
CRICKET: Ambar Roy sub-jr meet at Eden Gardens from 8 am.