Athletic

Bangamata Football: Nilphamari emerge group champions beating Rangpur

Nilphamari District emerged Group F champions in the Bangamata National Women’s Football Championship defeating Rangpur District by 2-0 goals in the final at the Bir Muktijoddha Shirajul Islam Stadium in Panchagarh on Monday.

After a barren first half, Sabita scored first for Nilphamari in the 49th minute (1-0) while Mitu confirmed the winners’ victory scoring one more goal in the 59th minute (2-0).

In Group A, Rangmati District moved into the final beating Khagrachhari District by 2-1 goals at the Bhasha Shaheed Abdus Salam Stadium in Feni on Monday.

After a goalless first half, Crowching put Khagrachhari team ahead in the 56th minute (1-0) while Julekha leveled the margin for Rangamati District in the 66th minute (1-1) .

Malini scored the match-winner for Rangmati in the 77th minute (2-1) .

In the day’s other Group A match, Cox’s Bazar District reachedthe semifinal eliminating Lakshipur District by 6-0 goals at the same venue.

Maria made a hattrick scoring three goals in the 36th, 40th nd 51st minutes, Sumaiya struck two in the 56th and 82nd minutes while Salma scored the remaining goal for Cox’s Bazar in the 13th minute.

Source: United News of Bangladesh