Fourth BGMEA Cup Football Tournament, organised by Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), will begin on Friday (February 14) at International Turkish Hope School (ITHS) ground in Uttara.
Fifteen teams, split into three groups, will take part in the two week long tournament said BGMEA President Siddikur Rahman at a press meet at BGMEA Bhaban in the capital on Saturday.BGMEA Senior Vice President Faruque Hassan, Vice President (Finance) Md Nasir, BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology Chairman and Board of Trustees Mozaffar U Siddique and Dhaka Bank Additional Managing Director Emranul Huq were also present on the occasion.
BUFT, Sailor by Epyllion, Laila Group are the Platinum sponsors for the event while Dhaka Bank, Shahjalal Islami Bank, Islami Bank and Juki are Gold Sponsors.
Group matches will be played at the ITHS at Uttara while Channel 9 has been named TV partner.
The tournament will conclude on March 1 at Bangladesh Army Stadium in Banani. Channel 9 will live broadcast the final match.
Race Internet has been named as Internet partner and Ceylon Biscuits Ltd is the gift partner of the tournament.
Teams: Comfit Composite Knit Ltd, Bando Design Ltd, SelfInnovative Fashions, Fortis Group, Apparel Industry, Musk Group, Versatile Apparel, Versatile Fashions, Aspire Garments, Laila Styles, Sterling Group, Ali Garments, Epyllion Group, Tusuka Group and Torque Fashion.