At sister Nivedita School Ground
Statesman News Service
Siliguri, 11 November
The Pradhannagar Morning Star Club will organise the BN Das-Kamalakanta Mukherjee-Nirmal Kumar Bhattacharya Memorial One-Day Veterans’ Football Tournament 2013 at the Margaret Sister Nivedita High School Ground on 17 November, 2013.
The secretary of the club, Mr Kaushik Mukherjee, who informed this today, said a total of eight teams from north Bengal will take part in the championship.“Besides hosts PMSC, Dagapur Morning Club, AlipurduarVeterans’ Club, Pati Colony Sporting Club, Kalimpong United Veterans’ Club, Jalpaiguri Veterans Sports Club, Nine Bullets of Islampur and Gorkha Hill Sports Association of Kurseong will participate in the tournament,” he said.
Outlining the objective of the meet, Mr Mukherjee said: “Our main aim is to promote and popularise football among aspiring sports persons of Siliguri and honour the renowned footballers of the region, who made tangible contributions to the development of soccer in north Bengal. Besides attractive trophies the winners and the runners will be awarded Rs 8000 and Rs 5000 respectively.”