CFC, Peerless in Super Div.
CFC and Peerless qualified for next season’s Super Division on Monday. CFC defeated BNR by a Reazul Mollah goal to enter the first division group A championship leg semi-final. In another tie, Peerless beat Calcutta Customs by a similar margin, B. Francis was the scorer. They also made the semi-finals.
Four teams will make it to the Super Division next season from group A while two teams from Super Division will be relegated. A total of 14 teams will battle for honours in the Super Division.
Title for Ranjan
Top seed Ranjan Prasad won the under-14 boys’ title in the Aarbur Calcutta hardcourt tennis championships. He beat third seed Akshay Ashok 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Men’s singles first round: Abhishek Jagnani bt Ajay Singh 1-0 (Retd.); Bhagirath Kumar bt Tapan Halder 7-5, 6-2; Manoj Kumar Sewa bt Snehashis Mukherjee 6-3, 6-2; Satirth Partnaik bt Rishi Chaturvedi 3-6, 6-1, 6-1; Robin Das bt Samriddh Burman 6-2, 6-3; Dhruv Kumar bt Nirvick Mohinta 6-2, 6-3; Samrat Ghosh bt Farid Alam 6-2, 6-4; Vinod Kumar Sewa bt Md. Younis 6-0,6-2. Boys’ U-14 final: Ranjan Prasad bt Akshay Ashok 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.
A four-member team from the Howrah District Mountaineers and Trekkers’ Association scaled an unnamed peak (20,000 ft approximately) in the East Tosh glacier region of Himachal Pradesh early this month.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: Indian Oil-Servo Calcutta Police Cup and inter-school finals from 3.30 pm.
TENNIS: Calcutta hardcourt meet at South Club from 3 pm.