Law stu­dent dies dur­ing var­sity foot­ball

The Free Press Journal - - FPJ SPORTS -

KOLKATA: In a tragic in­ci­dent, a 23-year-old law stu­dent, who was here to com­pete in the in­ter-uni­ver­sity foot­ball tour­na­ment, died Sun­day af­ter suf­fer­ing car­diac ar­rest, fam­ily sources said. Rit­tik Das, who was pur­su­ing law at the Na­tional Law Uni­ver­sity Odisha in Cut­tack, col­lapsed on the field at the Sports Au­thor­ity of In­dia East­ern Cen­tre and was rushed to the nearby hospi­tal in the af­ter­noon. This is the sec­ond death at the SAI East­ern Cen­tre in less than two years. Ear­lier, shut­tler from Mad­hyam­gram Ni­harendu Mal­lick who was just 18-year-old had died while train­ing in Septem­ber 2017.

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