Dhaka, Sept 30 (UNB) – The Maa Memorial Model Academy emerged boys’ champions and Mirpur Girls Ideal Institute girls’ champions in the Vasavi Metropolis School Kabaddi Tournament that concluded here on Sunday.
The Maa Memorial Model Academy clinched the boys crown beating Civil Aviation School & College by 44-38 points while Mirpur Girls Ideal Institute lifted girls’ title defeating Sher-e-Bangla Govt. Girls High School by 48-43 points in the finals.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder was the chief guest in the day’s finals and later he distributed the prizes.
Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Syed Shahed Reza, Chairman of the meet’s sponsor Vasavi Fashion Limited Yesin Ahmed Khan, BOA Deputy Secretary General Asaduzzaman Kohinoor and General Secretary of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation Habibur Rahman were also present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Sept 27 (UNB) - Bangladesh Women’s team beat Portugal Women’s team by 3.5-0.5 points in the 3rd round women’s group match of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad now being held at Sports Place in Batumi in Georgia.
3rd round games were held on Wednesday.
In the 3rd round matches, Bangladeshi WIM Shamima Akter Liza (Rating-2152) beat WFM Coimbra Margarida (Rating-2068); WFM Sharmin Sultana Shirin (Rating-1974) defeated Silva Mariana Sofia T (Rating-1924); WIM Rani Hamid outplayed Silva Ana Ines Teixeira Da (Rating-1890) while WFM Tanima Parveen (Rating-2022) drew with WFM Jorge Rita Maria Osorio (Rating-1870).
After the 3rd round matches, Bangladesh Woman’s team earned 4 points.
In the open section, 64 seeded Bangladesh team lost to 27 seeded Vietnam by 0.5-3.5 points with only GM Enamul Hossain Razib (Rating-2452) making draw with IM Nguyen Anh Khoi (Rating-2463) of Vietnam.
Bangladeshi GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib (Rating-2472) lost to GM Le Quang Liem (Rating-2715), GM Ziaur Rahman (Rating-2477) lost to GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (Rating-2620), FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman (Rating-2263) lost to GM Tran Tuan Minh (Rating-2491).
The 4th round matches of both sections are scheduled for Thursday where Bangladesh will play against Algeria in the open section while Bangladesh Women’s team against Estonia.
Dhaka, Sept 27 (UNB) – Dhaka Division earned an emphatic 10-0 goals victory over Chattogram Division in the Walton 4th National Women’s Hockey at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Thursday.
Sumi Akhter scored four goals, Fardia Akhter Ratri three, Habiba Akhter Bristi two and Tarin Akhter Kushi one goal for the winners in the day’s lone match.
Three more matches will be held on Friday at the same venue.
Mymensing Division vs Barishal Division (10 am)
Chattogram Division vs Rangpur Division (1:30 pm)
Khulna Division vs Rajshahi Division (3:30 pm)
Dhaka, Sept 26 (UNB) – Dhaka Division and Khulna Division won their respective matches in the Walton 4th National Women’s Hockey at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Wednesday.
Dhaka Division beat Rangpur Division by a solitary goal scored by Fardia Akhter in the 39th minute.
In the day’s another match, Khulna Division earned a comfortable 3-0 goal victory
Over Barishal Division at the same venue. Kimi struck two and Nadira scored one goal for Khulna.
Rajshahi Division played to a goalless draw with Mymensingh Division in the day’s other fixture at the same venue.
Dhaka Division will play Chattogram Division in Thursday’s lone match which will kick-off at 3:30 pm at the same venue.
Dhaka, Sept 25 (UNB) – The Vasavi Dhaka Metropolis School Kabaddi (Boys and Girls) under the auspices of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation begins on Wednesday at five venues in the capital to hunt talented players from the grassroots level.
A total of 115 metropolis school teams, including 63 boys’ and 52 girls’ ones, split into eight zones will take part in the five-day meet sponsored by Vasani Fashions Limited.
Some 1,725 players, including 780 girls, will compete in five venues -- Motijheel Govt Boys High School ground, Mohammadpur Govt Boys High School ground, Mirpur-14 Police Lines ground, Uttara APBN ground and Kabaddi Stadium.
After the tournament, the Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation will form one boys’ team and one girls’ team with the talented players of the tournament for participating in the KIDS Kabaddi Tournament in India.
General Secretary of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation (BKF) and DIG (Administration & Discipline) of Bangladesh Police Habibur Rahman disclosed the details of the tournament at a press conference at the conference room of the Police Headquarters in the city on Tuesday.
BKF Joint Secretary and Additional DIG (Development) Gazi Mohammad Mozammel Haque and Chairman of Vasani Fashions Ltd Yesar Ahmed Khan Tamim also spoke on the occasion.
The champions will get prize money of Tk 40,000 while the runners-up team Tk 30,000, man of the tournament Tk 3,000 and the best player of the final Tk 3,000 each despite a total budget of Tk 65 lakh.
Besides, Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation will provide conveyance, food and jerseys to all the participating teams.