KSFA to pay Rs. 2 lakhs to Cristiano's kin

BANGALORE, DEC. 6. The Karnataka State Football Association, expressing its deep sorrow and anguish will pay Rs. 2 lakhs as its compensation to the kin of Cristiano, the Dempo striker who died in a tragic manner in the Federation Cup final on Sunday, according to the association sources

This is in addition to the compensation of Rs. 1 lakh announced by the Chief Minister, Dharam Singh on Sunday.

Condolences poured from all quarters of the sporting fraternity and the common fans for the footballer. The Karnataka Olympic Association President, K. Govidaraj, in his message said that executive council of the KOA deeply mourned the unfortunate demise of the Brazilian player. The

Karnataka Volleyball Association Secretary, K. Nandakumar also expressed his shock and grief over the incident.

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