Walton Independence Day Handball Competition (Men and Women) will begin at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the capital today.
Bangladesh Handball Federation dedicated the meet to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Mujib Barsho.Police Women Handball Club will take on Jamalpur Sports Academy in the women division in the opening match.
Walton Group executive director (Games and Sports) FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn will inaugurate the meet as the chief guest.
This year, five teams will compete in men and four teams in the women division. Ansar and VDP, Chapainawabganj District Sports Association, Dhaka Divisional Sports Association, Border Guard Bangladesh and Police Handball Club (Men Div). Ansar, Police Handball Club, Jamalpur SA and Nasrul Hamid SA (Women Div).