Sonam Sultana Soma of Abahani Limited and Nowrin Sultana Mahi of Bangladesh Army moved into the women’s singles final of the Federation Cup (Ranking) Table Tennis Tournament eliminating their rivals in the semis at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
Soma beat her compatriot Sadia Rahman Mou by 4-2 sets while Mahi defeated her compatriot Rahima Akhter also by 4-2 sets in the day’s semifinals.
The women’s singles final will be held on Tuesday (Jan 21) at 11 am while men’s singles final will be held at 12.30 pm on the same day and same venue.
The Walton School FIDE Rapid Rating Chess Tournament’2020, organized by Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) and sponsored by Walton Group, will begin on January 25 at the Chess Federation Hall-Room in NSC old building here.
The day-long tournament is open only for school students and it will be held on eight-round follow Swiss-League system, said the BCF in a press release on Monday.
The sponsors Walton Group will provide the prize-money and gifts for the winners.
Interested boys and girls can enroll their name within January 23 with entry fees.
Bangladesh Ansar and Police AC won their respective matches in the Bangabandhu Popular Life Insurance Premier Division Volleyball League at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here on Monday.
Police AC beat Dhaka Sabuj by straight 25-9, 25-13, 25-17 points while Bangladesh Ansar defeated Wari Club by 25-22, 25-23, 25-23 points this afternoon.
Tuesday’s matches: PDB vs Azad SC (2:pm), and Titas Club vs Bangladesh Jail (Prison Directorate) (4:pm).
Bangladesh Ansar will play against BJMC in the final of the ongoing Bangabandhu 30th National Women’s Handball Championship’2020 at Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Tuesday.
The match will start at 3 pm, said a press release of Bangladesh Handball Federation (BHF) on Monday.
Naogaon District will play against Jamalpur District on Tuesday in the third place deciding match at 12:30 pm at the same venue.
After the final, Asaduzzaman Noor, lawmaker of Nilphamari-2 constituency will distribute the prizes among the winners as the Chief Guest.
Managing Director of Exim Bank Ltd Dr Mohammed Haider Ali Miah will also be present at the closing and prize giving ceremony as the Special Guest presided by the BHF President AKM Nurul Fazal Babul.
BJMC beat Jamalpur in the second semifinal.Photo-Courtesy
Ansar beat Naogaon by 39-17 goals in the first semifinal while BJMC beat Jamalpur by 38-14 goals in the second semifinal, both on Monday.
The 30th edition of the meet started on last Friday, six-day after the countdown for the year-long celebration of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary began on January 10.
BHF dedicated the meet to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman making his birth centenary.
This year, fourteen teams participated part in the meet. They are: Bangladesh Ansar, BJMC, Jamalpur District, Bangladesh Police, Panchagarh District, Naogaon District, Dhaka District, Faridpur District, Gopalganj District, Dinajpur District, Narail District, Madaripur District, Rangamati District and Bandarban District.