The Bangabandhu Federation Cup Men’s Handball Tournament, named after the nation’s founding father, is all set to begin on Saturday after a long gap of 12 years.
Managing Director of the meet’s sponsor Orient Bread Mahbub-Uz-Zaman will inaugurate the five-day four-team competition as the chief guest on Saturday morning while Chairman of the Nannu Group of Industries BM Shoeb will also be present as the special guest.
Handball Dhaka will play against Bangladesh Ansar & VDP in the opening match at 11:30am on Saturday at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the capital.
Bangladesh Police Handball Club will play Bandarban DSA at 6:15pm in the other opening day’s fixture at the same venue.
On completion of the league basis matches, two top teams will play in the final on November 4 at 11:30am.
General Secretary of Bangladesh Handball Federation Asaduzzaman Kohinoor disclosed the details of the meet at a press conference at the Handball Stadium on Thursday.
Orient Bread MD Mahbub-Uz-Zaman and Tournament Secretary Salim Miah Babu also spoke on the occasion.
A budget of Tk 250,000 has been earmarked for the meet where sponsor Orient Bread will provide Tk 100,000 only.
Source: United News of Bangladesh