Bangabandhu National Football Championship final Monday

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The final match of the Bangabandhu National Football Championship will be held Monday at the Bir Sreshtho Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur, Dhaka.

Bangladesh Army will face Chattogram in the title-deciding match at 4:30pm.

Earlier, Bangladesh Army booked their place in the final by beating Mymensingh 5-0 in the first semifinal.

Chattogram beat Magura 4-2 in a tie-breaker as the second semifinal between them ended in a 1-1 draw Friday.

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In a pre-final press conference at Bangladesh Football Federation House Sunday, the coaches and captains of Army and Chattogram expressed optimism that they would win the final.

The champions will be awarded prize money of Tk3 lakh while the runners-up will get Tk2 lakh in addition to trophies and medals.

The best player, highest goal scorer, best goalkeeper, best coach and best referee of the tournament will also be awarded.

Seventy-two teams participated in the first phase of the national competition that began on December 3 last year. Later, 10 teams took part in the final round in Madaripur.

Source: United News of Bangladesh