Public University clinch Inter-University Football title

DHAKA, Oct 21, 2019 (BSS)-Public University clinched the title of United Group Faraaz Inter-University Gold Cup Football tournament beating South East University by 4-2 goals in penalty shootout in the keenly contested final held on Monday at Bangabandhu National Stadium here.

The final rolled into a tie breaker after the regulation time ended in a goalless draw.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP was the chief guest in the final and distributed the prizes while advocate Saifuzzaman Shikhor MP was present as the special guest.

Sonali Otit Club’s president and former national footballer Hasanuzzaman Khan Bablu presided over the prize distribution ceremony.

Awami League Youth and Sports Affairs secretary Harunur Rashid, united power generation and distribution company limited director Nizamuddin Hasan Rashid, Ha-Meem Group chairman AK Azad and Shajalal Islami Bank Limited director engineer M Touhidur Rahman, were among others, present on the occasion.

Earlier, on way to the final, Public University blanked IUBAT by 3-0 goals in the first semifinal while South East University defeated Bangladesh Textile University by 4-1 goals in the second semis.