National Men’s Handball starts today

Sports Correspondent

10 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The EXIM Bank 30th National Men’s Handball Championship 2021 will get underway today at the Shaheed (Captain) M. Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the capital.

16 teams including - two services teams - Bangladesh Police Handball Club, Bangladesh Ansar & VDP and 14 district teams - Bandarban, Dhaka, Kushtia, Chapainawabganj, Chattogram, Panchagarh, Jashore, Mymensingh, Madaripur, Sunamganj, Faridpur, Jamalpur, Narayanganj and Narail - will take part in the competition.

Ziaul Hasan, ministry of environment, forests and climate change secretary, has given his consent to inaugurate the competition as the chief guest.

Lt Col (retd) Serajul Islam, director, EXIM Bank, will be present in the opening ceremony as a special guest.

The opening ceremony will be presided over by Bangladesh Handball Federation Vice-president Golam Habib.

The organizers of the tournament are hopeful to maintain all COVID-19 protocols during the competition.