27 May 2024, 20:19

Bangladesh register second straight win

DHAKA, May 27, 2024 (BSS)- Defending champions Bangladesh registered their 
second straight victory in the fourth edition of prestigious Bangabandhu Cup 
2024 International Kabaddi Tournament beating Malaysia by 73-22 points with 
six creditable lonas held at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium here on 

Bangladesh led the first half by 37-4 points.

The confidence of Arduzzaman Munshi and Co. was visible from the very 
beginning as the hosts kept the scoreboard ticking with regular raids and 
catches. Bangladesh registered three lonas in the first and the rest in the 
second half.

However, Malaysia suffered their second straight defeat in the tournament 
after losing the first match by 67-30 points against Nepal.
The host team's right raider Al-Amin won the man of the match award for his 
impressive performance.

After the match, Al-Amin said: "It's not a big deal that I got the best 
player award rather it's big for me that the team won the match finally ... 
Of course, we are delighted to get the second win in a row. Malaysia is a 
tough opponent but we played well in the match and took points from them. I 
want to maintain this consistency throughout the tournament."

"I'm focused on the teamwork and I'm happy with the team's success, we have 
more challenges ahead and we believe that we will reach our goal. Bangladesh 
will prove their superiority in the field with teamwork," said Al Amin, who 
hailed from Barisal district and also member of Border Guard Bangladesh 

Bangladesh will play their third match in the tournament against Indonesia on 
May 29. 

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