The Bangabandhu 30th National Women’s Handball Championship, organized by Bangladesh Handball Federation (BHF), began on Saturday (January 18) at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here.
Managing Director of the meet’s sponsor Exim Bank Limited Dr Mohammad Haider Ali inaugurated the meet in the afternoon. BHF President AKM Nurul Fazal Bulbul and General Secretary Asaduzzaman Kohinoor were also present on the occasion.
During the inaugural session, one minute silence was observed commemorating federation’s EC member Freedom Fighter Jahurul Islam Basu.
Six matches were decided on the opening day till last report received.
In the day’s matches, Naogaon beat Police AC by 18-15 goals, Panchagarh defeated Dinajpur 29-20, Bangladesh Ansar crushed Gopalganj 25-3, BJMC outplayed Dhaka 34-2, Jamalpur defeated Narail 44-5 while Madaripur beat Gopalganj by 15-10 goals.