Nayeem for meeting
Syed Nayeemuddin will fly to Delhi from Mumbai on Tuesday to take part in the Union sports ministry’s Dronacharya selection committee meeting. The meeting will be chaired by Ramesh Krishnan. Nayeem, became the first Dronacharya in soccer in 1990-91.
CFC player marched out
In the solitary CFL first division group A match on Monday, George Telegraph got the better of Calcutta Football Club (CFC) 1-0 at Mohun Bagan ground. Ashok Das scored the winner.
Arindam Sarkar of CFC was marched out on charges of hitting a rival player.
In the city zone of the Britannia-Anandabazar Cup intra-district school football tournament, Kendpukur High School and Vivekananda Pallikishore Bharati High School beat Burdwan Bhita Institution and Chandra High School by identical 3-1 margins.
In another match, Santipur Hindu School pipped Siliguri Baradakanta Vidyapith 4-3 in tie-breaker.
State ranking TT
The stage 1 state ranking Shiladebi table tennis championships will be held at BTTA Coaching School (based at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium) from August 13 to 17. Entry closes on Saturday.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: Tata Federation Cup — Semi-finals: Mohun Bagan vs Mohammedan Sporting at Salt Lake Stadium from 6 pm.
FOOTBALL: CFL first division group B — Garalgacha SC vs Rajasthan Club (Juger Pratik); Muslim Institute vs Milan Samity (Rabindra Sarobar); Behala Youth vs Bata SC (Mohun Bagan); Barisha SC vs Janbazar AC (Md. Sp.); Anushilani vs Aikya Sammilani (EB); Tangra FC vs Sporting Union (SAP-1). Matches from 3.30 pm. 2nd div: Southern Samity vs Batore SC (BG Press); Greer SC vs Kalighat MS (High Court); Young Corner vs Young Bengal SA (University); Howrah Union vs Bowbazar YMU (YMCA). Matches from 4 pm.
WATERPOLO: Centennial meet at Vidyasagar Udyan (College Square) from 3 pm.