Chittagong University clinched the five-team Inter University Hockey Tournament title beating Cumilla University by 2-0 goal in the final at the Dhaka University Central playground here on Wednesday. Hosts Dhaka University and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) finished 3rd jointly. Read more: Five-team Inter-University Hockey begins Pro Vice Chancellor (Administration) of Dhaka University Prof. Dr Mohammad Samad was present at the day's closing function as the chief guest and later he distributed the prizes. Five University teams—Dhaka University, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Chittagong University, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) and Cumilla University—took part in the four-day meet that began last Sunday (January 22).
The five-team Inter University Hockey Tournament began on Sunday (January 22) at the Dhaka University Central playground in the capital. Dhaka Univeristy Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Mohammad Akteruzzaman inaugurated the four-day meet on Sunday as the chief guest. Five University teams—Dhaka University, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Chittagong University, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) and Cumilla University—are taking part in the meet. The opening match of the tournament between Buet and Bangladesh Agriculture University (BAU) ended in draw.
Bangladesh won their second Men's Junior Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Cup (U-21) title in style Thursday, beating Oman 7-6 in a penalty shootout. The title decider between the arch-rivals ended in a 1-1 draw in the stipulated 60 minutes at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Oman's Muscat. The match went to a penalty shootout after Al-Noufali Alkhoder put hosts Oman ahead in the very first minute (1-0) and Mohammad Hasan equalised for Bangladesh in the 52nd (1-1) with field goals. In the penalty shootout, Mohammad Rahman, Mohammad Uddin, and Mohammad Joy scored two goals each while Mohammad Hasan scored the other goal for Bangladesh. For Oman, Mandit Aiman, Barazahan Asama and Al Noufali Aliyas scored two goals each. Bangladesh won the crown of the eight-nation AHF Cup with an unbeaten run. They also won their maiden title of the tournament, beating Oman 4-0 in the final of 2014 in Dhaka eight years ago. As the semi-finalists of the tournament, Bangladesh qualified for the next Youth Asia Cup Hockey. The winners will return home at 10am Friday. Thailand finished third in the tournament, beating Uzbekistan 2-1 in the penalty shootout as the two sides could not be separated in the stipulated period today at the same venue. The decider ended in a 2-2 draw in the stipulated 60 minutes. Earlier, Bangladesh made the final, beating Thailand 3-0 in the first semi-final. Hosts Oman qualified for the final after defeating Uzbekistan 5-0 in the second semi-final at the same venue Wednesday night. Earlier, Bangladesh topped Pool B, securing nine points from three straight matches after beating Hong Kong 4-0, Sri Lanka 14-0 and Uzbekistan 6-1. Oman finished top of Pool A also with an unbeaten run, outplaying Chinese Taipei 9-1, Thailand 7-1 and Indonesia 8-0. Read more: Asian Games Hockey Qualifier: Bangladesh finish runners-up after suffering 2-6 defeat against Oman
Bangladesh, the unbeaten champions of Pool B, will play Pool A runners-up Thailand in the semifinal of the eight-nation Men's Junior Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Cup (Under-21) Hockey Tournament on Wednesday (January 11) at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in the Muscat in Oman. The match will kick-off at 6:30 pm( local time). The Pool A champion and host Oman will play Pool B runners-up Uzbekistan in the other semifinal at the same day and same venue at 4 15 pm local time. As the semifinalist of the ongoing meet, Bangladesh also qualified for the next Youth Asia Cup Hockey. The final and 3rd place deciding matches of the meet will be held on Thursday (Jan 12) at the same venue. Also Read: Bangladesh team for Men's Jr AHF Cup Hockey announced Earlier, Bangladesh emerged Pool B champions in the eight-nation Men's Junior AHF Cup (Under-21) Hockey with all-win record securing full nine points from straight three matches after beating Hong Kong by 4-0 goals, crushing Sri Lanka 14-0 and outplaying Uzbekistan 6-1 Bangladesh put in four-team Pool B alongwith Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, China and Uzbekistan while Pool A team comprises hosts Oman, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Indonesia.
The final of the Al Arafah Islami Bank 27th National Youth Hockey Championship 2022 will be held on Tuesday at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in the capital. Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) will face Rajshahi District in the title-decider, which will kick off at 3pm. Read: National Athletics: Army lead medal table with 15 golds, 11 silvers, 13 bronzes Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan, chief of air staff of Bangladesh Air Force and president of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation, will watch the final as chief guest. Al Arafah Islami Bank acting managing director SM Zafar will be present. Dinajpur District finished third in the championship beating Natore District 5-0 in the third place match last Tuesday. Fifty-seven teams took part in the first phase of the meet in nine zonal venues and later 18 qualified teams competed in the final phase in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Hockey Federation preliminarily announced a 25 members squad to form a Bangladesh team for the eight-nation Men's Junior Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Cup (Under-21) Hockey Tournament to be held in Muscat, Oman from January 6-12 next year. Selected players have been asked to report to team manager Hazi Mohammad Humayan on Tuesday (December 20) at 4 pm at the federation office. Earlier, Bangladesh put in four-team Pool B alongwith Sri Lanka, Hong Kong China and Uzbekistan while Pool A team comprises hosts Oman, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Indonesia. Bangladesh will play Hong Kong in the inaugural match on January 6, play Sri Lanka on January 7 and meet Uzbekistan on January 9 in the pool matches. Selected players are: Goal-keeper- Nuruzzaman Nayan, Saifuddin and Al Amin Defender- Amirul Islam, Mehrab Hasan Samin, Hujaifa Hossain, Ramin Hossain, Asaduzzaman Chand, Aman Sharif, Sabadur Rahman Mithu, Azizar Rahman, Rahid Hasan Jibon Midfield- Prince Lal Samanta, Abed Uddin, Shahidur Rahman Saju, Tanveer Rahman Siraj, Tayub Ali, Shimul Islam Forward- Rafiqul Hasan Rocky, Obaidul Haque Joy, Debashis Kumar Roy, M Zahid Hossain, Tahsin Ali, Abdullah, Deen Islam.
Coming from behind, Saif Power Group Khulna tasted victory for the first time in their 6th match of the first-ever franchise-based Hockey Champions Trophy Bangladesh'2022 beating Walton Dhaka by 5-3 goals at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium here Sunday evening. With the day's well merited victory, Saif Power Group Khulna opened their account first in the tournament securing three points from six matches while Walton Dhaka remained at six points from six matches. In the day's match, Walton Dhaka took 2-0 lead within twelve minutes. Rokibul Hasan Roki opened the account in the 10th minute by a field goal (1-0) while captain Ashraful Islam doubled the margin in the 12th minute from a penalty corner (2-0). Read more: Hockey Champs Trophy: Monarch Padma beat Walton Dhaka 6-3 Tanzim Ahmed reduced the Saif Power margin in the 32nd minute by a field goal (2-1) while Sajib Hossain Sifat leveled the Saif Power margin in the 36th minute, also by a field goal (2-2). Sifat put Saif Power ahead from behind in the 54th minute scoring his 2nd goal (3-2) while forward Moinul Islam Kowshik equalized the margin for Walton Dhaka in the very next minute by a field goal (3-3). German recruit Martin and Malaysian player Firdaus Rosdi scored two more field goals for Saif Power in the 56th and 59th minute respectively to guide their team in their maiden victory.
The first ever franchise-based Hockey Champions Trophy Bangladesh' 2022, organised by Bangladesh Hockey Federation, begins on Friday at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium here. Six franchise teams--Acme Chattogram, Mettro Express Barisal, Monarch Mart Padma, Rupayan Group Cumilla, Saif Powertec Khulna and Walton Dhaka--will compete in the inaugural meet . Acme Chattogram will play Saif Powertec Khulna in the inaugural match which will kick off at 6: pm while Rupayan City Cumilla will meet Shakib Al Hasan's Monarch Mart Padma in the other opening's day fixture at 8:15 pm at the same venue. On the following day (Saturday), Mettro Express Barisal will encounter Walton Dhaka while Monarch Mart Padma will play Acme Chattogram in the other match. On completion of the round robin league matches on November 12, top four teams of the league basis matches will play in the title deciding qualifier and eliminator on November 14 and 15. Top two teams of the league basis matches will play the qualifier and the winners will directly play in the final on November 17. The 3rd and 4th team will meet each other in the eliminator and the winning team will play in the 2nd qualifier against losing team of the first qualifier, for the remaining final berth .The players draft of the first-ever franchise-based Hockey Champions Trophy Bangladesh'2022 ceremonially held on Monday (Oct 10) at the Samson H Chowdhury Center of Dhaka Club Limited here. State Minister for Youth and Sports M Zahid Ahsan Russell MP attended the function. Among the 19 Icon players, Walton Dhaka picked up Ashraful Islam, Acme Chattogram Rezaul Karim, Mettro Express Barisal Roman Sarkar, Monarch Mart Padma Rasel Mahmud Jimmy, Rupayan Group Cumilla Sohanur Rahman Sabuj and Saif Powertec Khulna Biplob Kujur through lottery. All the six participating teams recruited some 17 local and foreign players in their line-up for the league through lottery. Six local Icon players are expected to receive Taka five lakh each, Category A plus players will get Tk four lakh, category A players Tk three lakh, B category Tk two lakh and C category Tk one lakh each.
Defending champions Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) and former champions Dhaka District reached the final round of the Al Arafah Islami Bank 27th National Youth Hockey Tournament 2022 with all win record beating their rivals comfortably in their 2nd matches at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium here on Saturday. The national sports training institute team BKSP, which made a flying start crushing Narayanganj District by 12-0 goals in their first match, today (Saturday) outplayed Kishoreganj District by 8-0 goals. Saddam Khan struck three, Ramim Hossain, Sabedur Rahman Saju, Shimul Islam, Azizur Rahman and Aman Sharif scored one goal each for BKSP. Read: First phase of National Youth Hockey begins Thursday In the day's other match, Dhaka District crushed Gazipur District by 16-0 goals. Earlier in the tournament opener, Dhaka District outplayed Shariatpur District by 13-0 goals. In the day's match, Rafiul Haque struck four goals, Shahadat Hossain scored three, Tanjil Rahman Ranok, and Mohammad Emon scored two goals each while Nazmus Sabit, Pavel Hossain Pappu, Wasim Ahmed, Shihab Ahmed and Shahruk Mia scored one each for Dhaka. A record 57 teams, split into nine groups, are taking part in the first phase of the country wide meet. The nine zonal venues are: Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Narail, Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Faridpur, Cumilla and Chattogram.
Defending champions Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) and former champions Dhaka District team made flying start in the Al Arafah Islami Bank 27th National Youth Hockey Tournament' 2022 crushing their opponents in two opening day's fixture at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium here on Thursday.BKSP earned an emphatic 12-0 goal victory over Narayanganj District team in the day's 2nd match. Earlier in the day's first match, Dhaka District crushed Shariatpur District by 13-0 goal. Tanjil Rahman Ronak and Mohammad Emon scored three goals each, Rafiul Haque and Najmus Sabid scored two goals each while Shihab Hossain, Pavel Hossain Pappu and Shahrukh Mia Siam scored one each for Dhaka District team. Earlier, President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation and Chief of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan inaugurated the meet as chief guest. Chairman of the meet's sponsor Al Arafah Islami Bank Ltd Alhaj Salim Rahman was also present on the occasion as special guest. Read: First phase of National Youth Hockey begins Thursday Two more matches will be held on Friday (Sept 30) at the same venue. Gazipur DSA will play Shariatpur DSA at 2 pm while Kishoreganj DSA will face Narayanganj DSA at 4 pm on Friday. A record 57 teams, split into nine groups, are taking part in the first phase of the country wide meet.The nine zonal venues are: Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Narail, Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Faridpur, Cumilla and Chattogram.