V-Day Hockey: Navy, Air Force make flying starts

Star studded Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Air Force made flying start in the five-team Walton Victory Day Hockey Tournament ‘2020 beating their rivals in two opening day’s matches on Saturday.

Bangladesh Navy earned a comfortable 7-2 goals victory over Bangladesh Police in the day’s second match at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here this afternoon.

Ashraful Islam and Moinul Islam struck two goals each while Fazle Hossain Rabbi, Khorshedur Rahman and Roman Sarkar scored one goal each for the sailors team.

Mohammad Mohsin and Amirul Islam contributed one goal each for the Police team.

In the day’s first match, Bangladesh Air Force beat Sonali Bank SRC by 5-2 goals at the dame venue.

Debashis struck three, Arshad and Sohan scored one each for the winners while Naimuddin and Robi contributed one each for the losers.

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Earlier, Executive Director of the meet’s sponsor Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn inaugurated the meet at a simple ceremony on Saturday.

Vice-Presidents of Bangladesh Hockey Federation Sajed AA Adel and Zaki Ahmed Ripon, and Tournament Secretary Badiul Islam Dipu were also present on the occasion.