Air India Carrom Team Delays visit to Canada
Due to Formalities
The star studded Air India Carrom team confirmed their travel to Canada to play a series of Test matches with Team Canada.
The 8 member contingent comprising of 6 players and 2 officials will provide goodwill to Canada Carrom Association and help immensely to promote the sport here in Canada and USA.
"I am excited to travel to Canada and promote this game which is played over 50 million people worldwide. I am also thankful to Mr.Francis D'Costa who is bending over backwards to make Canada 'a force to reckon with' in the world circuit. I know Canada performed well in the world cup and in the recent Champions Trophy and we will not take them lightly" said an excited Shekhar Guha the manager who will be accompanying the team.
The team is as follows:
1. A. Maria Irudayam - World Champion and 9 time National Champion
2. M. Nataraj - World Champion and former National Champion
3. R. M.Shankara - World Champion and former National Champion
4. E. Magimairaj - Former National Champion
5. D. Shembekar - National Level Player
6. R. Waghpanje - National Level Player
"I am glad Shekhar Guha, Air India and SK Sharma, ICF share the same ideology of popularizing this sport. Their support is greatly appreciated" commented Francis D'Costa, President, Canada Carrom Association.
Carrom Canada is always looking for players who can make a positive influence to the organization. Anyone interested in joining as a player or an organizer can email Francis: [email protected].