Jimmy’s hat-trick takes Navy to semis

4 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Navy confirmed their semifinal berth after they beat Rajshahi District by 8-0 margin in the men’s hockey discipline of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in the capital on Saturday.

Russell Mahmud Jimmy scored a hat-trick which helped Navy becoming Group B champions and qualify for the semifinals.

“Navy builds a team to become champions. The win is a consistent success of our team and the team has worked really hard,” Navy coach Mamur-ur-Rashid said after the win.

Navy will take on Bangladesh Air Force while Bangladesh Army to face Bangladesh Police on April 7’s semis.