Dhaka, Dec 3 (UNB) – Bangladesh Army reached final of the SIBL Victory Day Hockey
Tournament beating national star-studded Bangladesh Navy by 4-3 goals in penalty shootout
as the match was locked in 1-1 goals in the stipulated period at the Maulana Bhashani National
Stadium here on Monday.
The two teams will lock horn again in the title-deciding final on Wednesday (December 3) at the same
venue as the two top teams of the league basis matches concluded on Monday.
On completion of four league matches, Bangladesh Navy topped the list securing 10 points while
Bangladesh Army finished 2nd with eight points, conceding one defeat each.
Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) President and Chief of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshall
Masihuzzaman Serneabat will be the chief guest in the final and later he will distribute the prizes.
BHF vice president Dr Mahfuzur Rahman will be the special guest on the occasion.
In the schedule time of the day’s match, Milan Hossain scored first for Army in the 24th minutes while
Farhad Ahmed restored the parity for sailors team in the 26th minute from a penalty corner to lead
match toward penalty shootout session.
Earlier in the day’s first match, BKSP outplayed Bangladesh Police by 4-0 goals to finish 3rd in the five
-team fray at the same venue Monday afternoon.
Rakibul Hasan struck two field goals in the 41st and 48th minutes, Mohammad Mohsin and Sabedur Rahman
scored two more field goals in the 50th and 51st minutes respewctively for national sports training institute
Dhaka, Dec 2 (UNB)– Bangladesh’s pioneering golfer Siddikur Rahman finished tied for 20th place in the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open jointly with two other players that concluded at the Four Seasons Golf Club at Anahita in Mauritius on Sunday.
Two Asian Tour winner Siddikur scored nine-under-par (70,70,73 66) 279 to share the 20th slot to win prize money of US$ 12,955.
In the 4th and last round on Sunday, Siddikur made a brilliant comeback making six-under-par 66 with seven birdies and one bogey.
Kurt Kitayama of the United States clinched top slot by winning his maiden Asian Tour title after carding a final round four-under-par 68 at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open on Sunday.
Kitayama earned a winner’s cheque of US$179,607 and moved into the top-10 of the Asian Tour Habitat for Humanity Standing.
Dhaka, Nov 28 (UNB) – Hornets Sporting Club clinched the UniMed UniHealth Metropolis Premier Division Basketball League title with unbeaten record beating Rangers Club by 63-50 points in the last match at the Dhanmondi wooden floor gymnasium here on Wednesday.
The champions led the first half by 33-22 points.
Jamil caged 25, Riyam 13 points for the winners while Bappi scored 19 and Mehedi 13 for the losers.
Managing Director of the league sponsor UniMed and UniHealth Pharmaceuticals M Mosaddek Hossain was the chief guest in the day’s last league match and later, he distributed the trophies among the champions and runners-up.
The champions team received prize money of Tk 30,000 while the runners-up Rangers Club got prize money of Tk 20,000.
Dhaka, Nov 28 (UNB) – Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Syed Shahed Reza received the Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) award at the ongoing 23rd General Assembly of ANOC held in the Japanese capital Tokyo on Wednesday.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, ANOC President Fahad Al Sabah and other sports dignitaries from all over the world were present on the occasion.
Shahed won the prestigious ANOC award for his contributions to the world sports, especially for the successful arrangement of the “Bangladesh Youth Games”.