Nat’l Youth Handball

Jamalpur beat Gopalganj in opener

Sports Correspondent

26 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Jamalpur DSA made a good start in the Marcel 4th National Youth Men’s Handball Tournament, beating Gopalganj DSA by 21-16 goals in the opening match at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the capital on Thursday.

Veteran sports journalist Mohammad Quamruzzaman inaugurated the 12-team meet in the morning as the chief guest, organised by Bangladesh Handball Federation (BHF). Executive Director of meet’s sponsor Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar and BHF General Secretary Asaduzzaman Kohinoor were also present on the occasion.

In the day’s other matches, Chattogram beat Sunamganj by 31-23 goals, Kushtia crushed Narayanganj 25-3, Chapainawabganj defeated Bagerhat 37-27, Panchagarh beat Sunamganj 29-15 while Faridpur outplayed Narayanganj 26-12.

The participating districts are: Bandarban, Chapainawabganj, Kushtia, Chattogram, Jamalpur, Panchagarh, Sunamganj, Lalmoirhat, Faridpur, Bagerhat, Gopalganj and Narayanganj.