The first Federation Cup Handball competition (women’s) will begin from Saturday (November 28) at Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the capital.
The Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury will formally inaugurate the meet as the chief guest. Bangladesh Handball Federation (BHF) vice-president Golam Habib will preside over the opening ceremony.The BHF is going to arrange the competition on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Naogaon District Sports Association will take on Jamalpur Sports Academy in the inaugural match of the first day’s competition which will also to be participated by Bangladesh Ansar and VDP, Bangladesh Police, Jamalpur Sports Academy, Tetulia Upazila Sports Association, Naogaon District Sports Academy, Jessore District Sports Association, Faridpur District Sports Association and Handball Training center Dhaka team.
Competition’s sponsor Walton Group will provide Taka five lakh out of the total budget of Taka six lakh and twenty five thousand to run the meet, organised by BHF.
In this regard, a press conference was held on Wednesday at the competition venue to provide all the details of the meet.
BHF general secretary Asaduzzaman Kohinoor, managing committee’s chairman Nurul Islam, managing committee’s secretary Selim Mia Babu and managing committee’s assistant secretary Kamrunnahar Azad were present among others during the press conference.