Bangladesh Volleyball Federation (BVF) will return to action with Bangabandhu Cup Volleyball Competition 2020 which is expected to be held from December 20 to December 29.
Ten teams from Premier Division Volleyball League namely Titas Club, Water Development Board (WDB), Police Athletics Club, Bangladesh Jail, Dhaka Sabuj, Power Development Board (PDB) Border Guard Bangladesh, Wari Club, Azad Sporting Club and Bangladesh Ansar will take part in the meet.BVF General Secretary Ashikur Rahman Miku told the daily sun on Monday that the decision was made in the last BVF executive committee meeting last month, chaired by BVF Chairman and DNCC Mayor Md Atiqul Islam.
“Bangladesh Volleyball Federation Chairman and DNCC Mayor Md Atiqul Islam decided to return to the field with Bangabandhu Cup Volleyball Competition 2020. The competition, which is one of our arrangements for Mujib Barsho, will be held from December 20 to December 29 with the participation of 10 teams from Premier Division League,” said Miku.
The federation also planned to arrange the final round of inter-district competition and residential camp for Under-18 teams ahead of the 13th Asian Men’s Under-18 Volleyball Championship which is scheduled to be held on January 9 to January 16 in Iran.
“We’ve planned to arrange the final round of inter-district competition and residential camp for U-18s, but the dates are yet to be confirmed. We’ll again sit with the BVF President in October to confirm the final dates,” he added.
Before the pandemic, BVF arranged Bangabandhu Popular Life Insurance Premier Division Volleyball League in January and Services Qualification Round for Bangladesh Games 2020 in March. But the federation had to suspend three major events namely Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship, Bangabandhu National Volleyball competition final round and National School Volleyball Competition.