DSCC Sports get underway

Sports Correspondent

11 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The first edition of Dhaka South City Corporation Inter Ward Sports Competition 2021 kicked off at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday.

DSCC Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh inaugurated the meet as the chief guest. BFF President Kazi Salahuddin, BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon were also present on the occasion. A total of 75 wards are taking part in the two sports, football and cricket, of the meet.  Some 63 ward teams will play football and 64 ward teams will compete in cricket. 

“It is the first tournament of Dhaka City Corporation after independence. From now on, we will arrange it every year. We are also working to build 75 playgrounds in DSCC's 75 wards for our citizens in the city,” said Taposh.

 Ward No 58 beat Ward No 2 by 3-1 margin in the tiebreaker of the opening football match.