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Jersey of U-21 women’s hockey team revealed

  • Published at 09:40 pm September 1st, 2019
Hockey
Bangladesh U-21 hockey team captain Ritu Khanom briefs the media in Dhaka Sunday BHF

Senior vice president of First Security Islami Bank Limited Shahzada Bosuniya and first senior assistant director of Walton Group, Mehrab Hossain Asif, were present in the event among others

Bangladesh Hockey Federation revealed the jersey of the U-21 women’s team ahead of the Air Asia Junior AHF Cup Hockey 2019 Sunday at the BHF premises.

The tournament will be played in Singapore from September 9-15. 

This is the first time a women’s hockey team from Bangladesh will participate in an international tournament.

BHF’s general secretary AKM Mominul Haque Sayeed announced the 18-member squad. 

The team will be captained by Ritu Khanom and Riya Akter Sharna will be her deputy.

After the press conference, the players and the federation officials took part in a photo session. 

Senior vice president of First Security Islami Bank Limited Shahzada Bosuniya and first senior assistant director of Walton Group, Mehrab Hossain Asif, were present in the event among others. 

Walton Group will assist the Bangladesh team in the tournament.

Six teams are taking part in this tournament including Bangladesh. 

After a round-robin league stage, top two teams will go through to the Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2020.

Squad

Goalkeepers: Sumi Akter and Riya Akter Sharna

Defenders: Ritu Khanom, Joariya Ferdous Joyita, Mukta Khatun, Rani Akter Riya Moni and Parvin Akter

Midfielders: Lima Khatun, Fardia Akter Ratri, Sanjida Akter Shathi, Sanjida Akter Moni, Mokseda Munni and Nadira

Forwards: Nanita Karmakar, Sadia Khatun, Tarin Akter Khushi, Arpita Paul and Tasmim Akter Mim