Group A champions Bangladesh Ansar and VDP reached the final beating Group B runners-up Naogaon District Sports Association (DSA) by 40-17 goals in the first semifinal of the ongoing Walton first Women’s Federation Cup Handball Competition 2020 at Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Tuesday.
Ansar will face the winner of the second semifinal which is scheduled to be held between Group B champions Jamalpur Sports Academy and Group A runners-up Bangladesh Police Handball club at the same venue at 11:30am today.The final will be held on December 5 after the third-place decider is held on December 3, both at the same venue. The champions will be awarded Tk 15,000, the runners-up team Tk 10,000 and the third-placed team Tk 5,000. Sponsors Walton Group provided jerseys to the participating teams.
Earlier, Ansar and VDP maintained an all-win run beating Faridpur DSA by 37-6 goals, Handball Training Center Dhaka by 46-11 goals and Police Handball club by 28-17 in their group matches.
Group B champions Jamalpur SA also maintained an all-win run beating Naogaon DSA by 22-15 goals, Tetulia Upazila Sports Association by 33-27 goals and Jessore DSA 25-16 goals. Another semifinalist and Group A runners-up Bangladesh Police Handball club conceded 17-28 goals defeat to Ansar, but beat Handball Training Center Dhaka by 48-7 and Faridpur DSA by 16-1 goals.