Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football Tournament begins in Sadar upazila

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GAIBANDHA, Sept 10, 2018 (BSS) – Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujibur Rahman Gold Cup Football Tournament U-17 began at Sheikh Russel Mini
Stadium at Tulshighat of Sadar upazila yesterday afternoon amid much
festivity.

An inaugural ceremony was also held with Sadar UNO M. Shafiqur Rahman who
is also the president of Upazila Sports Association (USA) in the chair.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Gautam Chandra Pal addressed the function as the
chief guest and additional Police Super B circle Moynul Haque was present at
the event as the special guest.

Speaking on the occasion DC Gautam Chandra Pal said all sorts of sports
including football contribute to physical and mental development of the
children.

The government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took initiatives to
hold different sports for the children to help make them physically fit, the
DC also said.

Later, the inaugural match was held between the team of Sahapara union
and the team of Ballamjhar union.

In the match, Sahapara union defeated Ballamjhar union by 1-0 goal.

A large number of people from all walks of life witnessed the match. A
total of 13 teams from 13 unions of the upazilas are taking part in the
tournament.

Today, two matches would be held there in the afternoon. At 2 pm, Boali
union would face Badiakhali union while Kuptala union would contest with
Kuptala union at 4 pm, sources said.

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