Sourav Ganguly, Mithun Chakraborty to play in a celebrity football match

Sourav Ganguly’s team will play Mithun Chakraborty’s XI at Mohun Bagan ground on Friday AFP

Kolkata: Feb 29, 2012

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly will lead a team of ex-footballers against a celebrity XI to be captained by Mithun Chakraborty in a benefit match to raise funds for the star of 1970s Gautam Sarkar.

The Mithun Chakraborty XI vs Sourav Ganguly XI will be held at Mohun Bagan ground on Friday, the organisers said.

West Bengal Sports minisiter Madan Mitra promised a contribution of Rs 2 lakh for the player.

The organisers, Sports and Beyond, hope to raise about Rs 10 lakh for the player.(PTI)