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DNCC Mayor Cup to begin on Dec 24

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 6 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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DNCC Mayor Cup to begin on Dec 24
DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam is seen along with other officials during the draw and jersey unveiling ceremony of the DNCC Mayor Cup at the DNCC office in Gulshan on Sunday. – SUN PHOTO

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Cup is all set to begin on December 24 with a colourful opening ceremony at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital to mark the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of the Bangladesh Independence.

 The draw and jersey unveiling ceremony of the DNCC Mayor Cup was held at the DNCC office in Gulshan on Sunday where DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam attended the ceremony as the chief guest.

 Among others, DNCC chief executive officer Selim Reza, councilor of Ward No 39 Shafiqul Islam and other ward councilors along with former national cricket team skipper and DNCC Mayor Cup technical director of the cricket event Khaled Masud Pilot and Bangladesh Volleyball Federation joint general secretary and technical director of the volleyball event Fazle Rabbi Babul were also present on the occasion.

 The Mayor Cup will be held in three disciplines - football, cricket and volleyball this year.

 A total of 54 wards from DNCC and 18 teams under reserved women councilors will compete in the tournament.

 The Mayor Cup is sponsored by Saif PowerTec, powered by Runner Group and AKASH and co-powered by Daraz.