Bangamata Asian Int’l Volleyball begins tomorrow

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

prizes.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)