V-Day Basketball

Navy emerge as unbeaten champions

Sports Correspondent

27 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Navy ended as unbeaten champions in the Bangabandu Victory Day Basketball Tournament beating Bangladesh Army 77-40 in the final at the Dhanmondi wooden floor gymnasium on Friday.

The sailors’ team dominated the first half and led 36-23. They were even more dominant in the second half.

Shamsuzzaman caged 20 and Masud 10 for the champion Navy while Alim scored 11 and Tanu 7 for the runners-up Army team.

Bangladesh Olympic Association Secretary General Syed Shaheed Reza distributed the trophies among the winners as the chief guest in the final.

Earlier in the semi-finals, Bangladesh Navy beat Dhumketu Club by 94-46 points while Bangladesh Army defeated Josephites Club by 87-52 points.