DHAKA The first Bangamata Asian Senior Women's Central
Zone International Volleyball Championship will begin tomorrow (Saturday) at
Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in the city's Mirpur.
National Parliament Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury is expected to
inaugurate the six-day meet as the chief guest.
Bangladesh will take on Afghanistan in one of the opening day's fixture of
the championship. This is the first time for Bangladesh women's volleyball
team to take part in the international meet.
Bangladesh will play their remaining matches against the Maldives, Nepal
and Kyrgyzstan on November 10, 12 and 13 respectively.
The top two teams will lock horn in the final scheduled to be held on
November 14 at 3 pm following the third-place deciding encounter at 1 pm.
Apart from host Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, the Maldives and Kyrgyzstan
will compete in the six-day meet, organised by BVF.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi will perform the duty of organising
committee's chairman of the tournament.
Agriculture Minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque is expected to present in the
closing ceremony of the tournament as the chief guest and distribute the
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)