State TT likely from Nov. 11
The state table tennis championships are likely to commence from November 11. The BTTA authorities informed in spite of requests to the districts, there was no response. “Therefore, we will host the tournament in the city,” a senior official informed. It was learnt that about 500 are likely to take part in the six-day event, scheduled to take place at the Khudiram Anushilan Kendra.
East Bengal have sent a letter to the Fifa, negating claims of Liberian Fernando Sanchez Merchant, who came to the club for trial. Following Sanchez’s allegation that the club has not cleared the passage money, East Bengal secretary Kalyan Majumdar said: “According to the agreement with the player’s agent, we were not supposed to give him the passage money. A copy of that agreement has been sent to the Fifa on Tuesday.”
FCI emerged Group A champions beating Peerless 8-7 in tie-breaker at Mohun Bagan ground on Tuesday. The match ended goalless in regulation time. Both teams, along with CFC and George Telegraph, have qualified for the Super Division next season.
Suhel Niyogi scored a hole-in-one on the second hole at the Tollygunge Club on August 16 during the matchplay tournament between CC&FC and Tollygunge Club. The 15-year old used a six iron for the 152-yard hole.