Bangladesh Women's Hockey team conceded 7-10 goal defeat against stronger Hong Kong in a keenly contested group match of the Women's Asian Hockey five-a-side (5s) World Cup Qualifier held in Salalah, Oman on Sunday (August 26). Also read : Asian 5s Hockey: Bangladesh Women' s team crush Iran 9-3 With the day' s defeat, Bangladesh finished 3rd in the six- team Challenger group securing nine points from all five matches and will play group's 4th ranked team Chinese Taipei in the 7th place deciding match on Monday. After the group matches, Hong Kong emerged champions in challenger group with all-win run securing full 15 points, Indonesia became group runners up with 12 points while Chinese Taipei finished 4th with six points. Also read : Jr Asia Cup Hockey: Bangladesh eliminated in group stage In the day's crucial match, the winners dominated the first half by 4-3 goal. Orpita Pal scored three, Fardia Akhter Ratri contributed two while Irin Akhter Riya and Kona Akhter one each for Bangladesh in the day's match. However, Bangladesh women' s team, which playing the international hockey after about four years, made a brilliant results in their first-ever five- a- side international hockey tournament. Also read : Bangladesh Cricket Team Departs for Asia Cup Without Liton Das Earlier in the group matches, Bangladesh beat Chinese Taipei by 10-5 goals, Iran by 9-3 goals and hosts Oman by 9-2 goals after suffering 4-7 goals defeat against Indonesia in the opening match. Bangladesh Women’s team : Sumi Akhter, Mukta Khatun, Fardia Akhter Ratri, Orpita Pal, Sanjida Akhter Moni, Kona Akhter, Riasa Akhter and Irin Akhter Riya.
Bangladesh National Women' s Hockey team left for Oman Tuesday evening to participate in the Men's and Women's Asian Hockey five-a-side World Cup Qualifier to be held in Salalah, Oman from August 25 to September 2. In all, 10 countries, split into two groups, will compete in the qualifying round of the women's competition scheduled for August 25-28. Read: Abu Dhabi Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman makes good start beating Armenian IM Denielyan Vaha Bangladesh was placed in Challengers Pool with Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Iran and hosts Oman while India, Japan, Malaysia and Thailand were put in Elite Pool. In the qualifying round, Bangladesh women's will play Indonesia and Chinese Taipei both on August 25, face Iran and hosts Oman on August 26 while they will play their last group with Hong Kong on August 27. Three teams from the qualifying round will play the World Cup Hockey. Bangladesh women's hockey team which is going to participate in the international hockey after about four years, aiming to beat Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei and Indonesia. Read: Maldivian club Eagles in Sylhet to play Dhaka Abahani in AFC Cup play-off Meanwhile, Bangladesh national men's hockey team will fly for Oman on August 26 to take part in the qualifying round of the meet to be held bewteen August 29 to September 2 to be participated by 11 countries. Bangladesh Women’s team : Sumi Akhter, Mukta Khatun, FBardia Akhter Ratri, Arpita Paul, Sanjida Akhter Moni, Kona Akhter, Riasa Akhter and Irin Akhter Riya. Bangladesh Men’s team : Asim Gope, Sarowar Hossain, Mahbub Hossain, Shafiul Alam Shishir, Deen Islam Imon, Sarowar Morshed Shawon, Raju Ahmed Topu and Abed Ullah. Read: Jr Asia Cup Hockey: Bangladesh eliminated in group stage Team Officials: Ariful Haque Prince (Manager Men's team), Tariquzzaman Nannu (Manager Women's team),M Abdul Hannan (Team official), M Zahid Hossain (Coach) and Parvin Nasima Nahar Putul (Co-(Co-ordinator of Women's team)
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.