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Semifinals of Bangabandhu National Football Championship Friday

Both semifinals of the Bangabandhu National Football Championship will be held Friday at the Bir Sreshtho Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur, Dhaka.

Bangladesh Army will face Mymensingh in the first semifinal at 3pm. Chattogram will lock horns with Magura at 6pm Friday.

The final match will be held Monday at 4:30pm at the same venue.

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Earlier, Bangladesh Navy reached the semifinal beating Mymensingh 1-0 in the final round match on June 25. But they were eliminated from the tournament for fielding an illegal player against Mymensingh.

Finally, the Bangladesh Football Federation disciplinary committee in a meeting Thursday reviewed the allegation and found Navy guilty. So, it declared Mymensingh the winners against Navy.

Source: United News of Bangladesh