Jamshedpur, August 23: The 49th Mohan Memorial badminton tournament (state-level championship) will be held from August 29 to September 2 at Mohan Ahuja Stadium.
The five-day tournament will be held soon after the conclusion of the district meet. Around 250 players are expected to participate in the championship organised by Jharkhand Badminton Association (JBA).
The tournament will be played in the singles and doubles format in mini (Under-13), sub-junior (Under-15) and (Under 17), junior boys and girls (Under-19) and senior men and women categories, informed Jharkhand Badminton Association (JBA) secretary K. Prabhakar Rao.
Addressing a press conference at Mohan Ahuja Stadium on Thursday, Prabhakar Rao, said, players from different districts of Jharkhand will participate in the tournament with Rs 400 fee for single player and Rs 800 for doubles.
‘Jharkhand team for participation in the East Zone Inter State Badminton tournament to be held in October in Odisha will be selected on the players’ performance in the Mohan Memorial tournament’, added Rao.
He went on to say that manager’s meeting will be held on August 28 at JBA office in Mohan Ahuja Stadium.