The National Sports Council (NSC) has announced the first Sheikh Kamal National Sports Council Award this year.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell announced the names of the awardees virtually from Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday (August 4th).
Recipients of the award: Lifetime Achievement - Kazi Salauddin, Athlete - Mahfuza Khatun Shila (Swimming), Roman Sana and Mabia Akter Simanta. Sports Organiser - Manzoor Quader and Kya Shai Hla. Emerging Athletes - Akbar Ali (Cricket), Fahad Rahman (Chess) and Unnati Khatun (Football). Sports Federation - Bangladesh Cricket Board. Sports Journalist - Muhammad Kamruzzaman. Patron - Walton.