A young football player died after an on-field collision at Nischintapur village in East Burdwan district, police said today.
Ripon Mali, 18, collapsed on the field yesterday following an aerial challenge to save a goal, his teammates said.
He was taken to the nearby Madhupur Primary Health Centre and later shifted to Kalna Sub-divisional Hospital, where he was declared dead, a police officer said.
He was representing 'Chaitanyapur XI' against Doctor's XI' during the match.
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