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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh-Japan Relationship

Japan’s Yomiuri Giants conduct online training

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 14 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Japan’s Yomiuri Giants conduct online training
Participants of Bangladesh national baseball team pose for a photo after completing online baseball training on Thursday. —JICA PHOTO

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Yomiuri Giants, one of the most popular professional baseball teams in Japan, conducted online baseball training for the Bangladesh national baseball team on Thursday. 

 Japan International Cooperation Agency jointly organised the online baseball training with Yomiuri Giants to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and Japan.

Yomiuri Giants also donated baseball equipment to the Bangladesh national team during the training.

The session was conducted by former professional baseball players of the Yomiuri Giants - Yushi Aida and Hidetoshi Tsuburaya.

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki, Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh Yuho Hayakawa, State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell were also present during the online session.