Dhaka, Sep 15 (UNB)- Bangladesh Women’s Juniors Hockey Team ended their campaign conceding 2-4 goals defeat against Chinese Taipei in their fifth and last match of the six-nation Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers in Singapore on Sunday.
Li-Hsin Chang scored two goals while Ting-Yu Ko and Chen-Yi Ku netted one goal each for Chinese Taipei.
On the other hand, Juairiya Ferdous netted twice for Bangladesh.
In the day’s match, Li-Hsin Chang opened account for Chinese Taipei in the 5th minute (1-0) but Juairiya Ferdous leveled the margin for Bangladesh scoring her first goal from penalty corner in the 11th minute (1-1).
Ting-Yu Ko, Li-Hsin Chang and Chen-Yi Ku scored one goal each just in a span of 10 minutes (21st, 29th, and 31st minutes) to seal the victory for Chinese Taipei (4-1).
In the 32nd minute, Juairiya Ferdous scored her 2nd goal of the match from penalty corner (4-2).
Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team finished 5th in the six-team Women’s Hockey Qualifiers securing 3 points from five matches with one win and four defeats.
They earned their historical maiden win in the international hockey beating Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in the 2nd match on Tuesday while conceding a 0-3 goals defeat against hosts Singapore on Monday, 0-1 goal defeat against Hong Kong China on Thursday and a 0-6 goals defeat against Uzbekistan on Saturday.
The team will return home on Monday (September 16).
Dhaka, Sep 14 (UNB)- Bangladesh Women’s Juniors Hockey team suffered a 0-6 goals defeat against Uzbekistan in the six-nation Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers in Singapore on Saturday.
Zulfiyakhon Khasanboeva made a hat-trick scoring three goals in the 2nd, 15th and 54th minutes for Uzbekistan while Gulrukh Ramazonova netted twice in the 30th and 45th minutes while Sabina Adizova scored one in the 17th minute.
Bangladesh will play their last match against Chinese Taipei on Sunday.
Earlier, Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team earned their historical maiden win in the international hockey beating Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in their 2nd match on Tuesday after conceding a 0-3 goals defeat against hosts Singapore in the first match last Monday.
In their third match of the meet, Bangladesh conceded 0-1 goal defeat against Hong Kong in China on Thursday.
Dhaka, Sept 14 (UNB) — Bangladesh wrapped up India for 106 all-out in 32.4 overs on Saturday in the final of Under-19 Asia Cup 2019 at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. The junior Tigers need to score 107 to clinch the title for the first time.
India have won the toss in this game and opted bat first, but they failed to manage a good start as they lost three wickets only in eight runs.
Tanzim Hasan Sakib removed Arjun Azad as the first wicket. Mrittunjoy Chowdhury scalped the wicket of Tilak Varma within three runs. Both of the first two wickets were removed by Akbar Ali’s catch.
Suved Parkar was the third Indian wicket to fall down. He was trapped run-out by Shamim Hossain.
However, in the third wicket stand, India amassed 45 runs relying on the captain Dhruv Jurel and Shashwat Rawat. While Dhruv added 30 runs, Rawat scored 19.
During the 10th over, the rain stopped the game for a while. But that was not enough to rescue India from falling down more.
After Dhruv and Rawat, Karan Lal was the only batsman to reach a double-digit score. He hit 37-- highest by any batsman in Indian innings. Eventually, India tumbled for 106 in 32.4 overs.
For Bangladesh, Shamim Hossain bagged three wickets conceding eight runs in six overs while Mrittunjoy Chowdhury also took three wickets conceding 18 runs in 7.4 overs.
This is Bangladesh’s first appearance in the Asia Cup Under-19 final. India, on the other hand, won this event six times.
Before coming to the final, Bangladesh beat the United Arab Emirates, Nepal and the hosts Sri Lanka in their group stage games.
However, Bangladesh passed the semifinal hurdle without playing any ball against Afghanistan as the match was washed out due to rain. Bangladesh got the ticket of the final for their better results in the group stage.
Dhaka, Sept 13 (UNB)- Bangladeshi celebrated archerMohammad Ruman Shana clinched the first-ever gold medal in ther ecurve men’s singles of the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) beating Shi Zhenqi of China by 7-3 set points in the finalatClark City of the Philippines on Friday.
This is the 3rdindividual international gold medal for meritorious archer Ruman Shana, who earlier baggedtwomoregold medals in the International Archery Tournament in Bishkek in 2017 and in the 1st Asian Archery Grand Pix in Thailand in 2014.
Ruman Shana is the first Bangladeshi archer qualified for the Tokyo Olympics’2020 directly by winning the first-ever bronze medal in the World Archery Championships’2019 held in the Netherlands this year.
The 24-year-old Bangladeshi archer also won two more medals,one silver medal in the recurve men’s team event and a bronze medal in the recurve mixed team event of the ongoing Asia Cup World Ranking Archery on Friday.
On the way to the Asia Cup Archery final, Shana beat ThihaHtetZaw of Myanmar by 6-0 sets in the round of16, ThepnaDenchai of Thailand by 6-0 sets points in the round of eight, outplayed Yang HuieJhe of Chinese Taipei by 7-1 sets points in the quarterfinal and La Ta of China by 6-4 set points in the semifinal.
Bangladesh recurve men’s archery team comprising of Shana, Tamimul Islam and Hakim Ahmed Rubel clinched silver from Asia Cup Archery after conceding 3-5 set points defeat to Chinese team comprising of Xiangshuo Qi, Zhenqi Shi and La Ta in the final on Friday.
Bangladesh recurve mixed team comprising Shana and Beauty Roy bagged bronze medal beating Yu-Chen Yeh and Zih-Siang Lin of Chinese Taipei by 5-1 set points in the 3rdplace-deciding match at the same venue on Friday.
In a post-match reaction, Shana said, “This is really good, I’m so happy. It is a great achievement for Bangladesh, We are trying to promote Bangladesh on the world stage. We hope we can keep this up.”
“I always try to follow my shooting, timing and want do the same in future, this kind ofcompetitiongives me confidence and will inspire me to do better in Tokyo (Olympics).”
HeclaimedbronzeintheWorldArcheryChampionship inthe Netherlands in June this year beating Mauro Nespoli of Italy by 7-1 set points in abronze medal deciding match after confirmed his place for Tokyo 2020 as the semifinalist beating Van Den Berg Sjef of Netherlands by 6-2 set points in the quarterfinal.
State Minister for Youth and Sports ZahidHasan Russell MP and Chairman of the Modhumoti Bank Limited Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, MP and Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association Syed Shahed Reza congratulated Rumon Shana for his feat.
Shana, who started his career as an archer in 2008, bagged a total of seventeen medals in international levels and eleven medals in national levels.
He bagged his first international medal at the 1st Asian Youth Archery Championship in 2011 by winning team event silver medal in Dhaka.
The 24-year-old archer from Khulna alsobagged three individual golds in national levels in the 8th Bangladesh Games in 2013, in the 8th Archery Championship 2016 and in the 9th National Archery Championship in 2017.
Dhaka, Sept 12 (UNB) - Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA) on Thursday announced a short list of nominees for their sports awards for the year of 2018.
Two awards in each group -- champions and runners-up -- will be handed over during BSPA night date of which will be announced later.
BSPA has nominated Al-Amin and Talha bin Nazrul for their World Sports Journalist Day awards while Sanat Babla, Tareq Mahmud and Sadman Shakib for Towfiq Aziz Khan Trophy as Sports Journalist of the Year.
Noman Mahmud, Masud Parvez and Mohammad Isam have been nominated for Ataul Haque Mallick Trophy for best interviews.
Sanat Babla, Rahenur Islam and Rafiqul Haidar Forhad have been chosen for Abdul Hamid Trophy for series reports.
Two from Sadman Shakib, Farzana Jahir and Sheikh Ashique will be picked for Ranjit Biswas Trophy for feature reports/documentaries.
Rafiqul Islam, Sanat Babla and Tareq Mahmud have been nominated for Bodiuzzaman Trophy for exclusive reports.
Shamsul Haque Tenku, Firoz Ahmed and Nazmul Haque Bappi have been nominated for Badrul Huda Trophy for photography.
Besides, Masud Alam has been named for special award decided by the jury board.