IFA summons Md. Sporting quintet for hearing
The league sub-committee has summoned five Mohammedan Sporting players on the basis of a report by IFA’s fact-finding committee for their alleged misbehaviour in their Super Division first-phase match against East Bengal. Those called for Friday’s hearing are Sheikh Sanjib, Dipendu Biswas, Hussain Mustafi, Zaheer Abbas and Amjad Ali Khan. The match commissioner and the referee Udayan Haldar have also been called.
Shyambazar were the main beneficiaries of the inter-club transfers of the CAB on Wednesday. A total of 97 transfers were logged on the day of whom 11 later withdrew for their old clubs.
Shyambazar brought over Abhisekh Jhunjhunwala from Mohun Bagan and Ambar Roy from Wari, and also had Aniruddha Koley, Anirban Chatterjee and Sourav Sarkar withdrawing in their favour.
12 for Bengal
Bengal has selected 12 players in four categories to represent the state at the Quadrangular table tennis series in Pune. The other states/units in fray are Tamil nadu, Maharashtra and PSPB.
Boys: Niloy Basak, Chiranjib Chowdhury, Soumya Nandy. Sub-junior boys: Saugata Sarkar, Souvik Kar, Kuntal Basak. Girls: Runa Roy, Munni Laha, Ria Dasgupta. Sub-junior girls: Agamoni Mitra, Arpita Banerjee, Joyeeta Pushilal. Officials: Jayanta Pushilal and Partha Pratim Dutta.
Eastern Railway emerged winners in the inter-office table tennis championships held recently. Calcutta Port Trust were runners-up. Indranath Bhattacharya of State Bank of India finishing singles champion.
Serampore beat Charu Chandra College (Evening) 9-8 via the tie-breaker in their inter-college football meet match at the Calcutta University ground Wednesday. This win puts Serampore in the semi-finals.
Sudip Rajbanshi of the Louis Braille Memorial School for Sightless won the national schools’ chess championship for the visually challenged with seven points on Tuesday. Naresh Pramanik came second.