A total of 18 schools, comprising the champions and runners-up of nine venues, and split into six groups, are taking part in the first round of the final round, scheduled to conclude on March 7
The final round of the Bangabandhu National School Hockey 2020, sponsored by First Security Islami Bank, got underway in Dhaka’s Maulana Bhasani Stadium Wednesday.
A total of 18 schools, comprising the champions and runners-up of nine venues, and split into six groups, are taking part in the first round of the final round, scheduled to conclude on March 7.
The six group champions from the first round will advance to the final round, starting on March 9.
Mymensingh Police Lines School and Rangpur Shishu Niketon played out a 1-1 draw in the morning's inaugural game, while Faridpur Police Lines School beat Rafiquddin Memorial High School 2-1 in the afternoon.
A total of 80 schools participated in the preliminary round, held at nine different venues across the country that began on February 11.
The champions and runners-up of nine venues :
Chittagong: City Corporation Model High School and College, Baitus Sharaf Jobbaria School.
Comilla: Rafiquddin Memorial High School, Comilla High School.
Faridpur: Faridpur Muslim Mission, Police Lines High School.
Rangpur: Shishu Niketon High School, Keramatia High School.
Dinajpur: Jubilee High School, Municipal High School.
Rajshahi: Shaheed Mamun Mahmud Police Lines School, Riverview Collectorate School.
Mymensingh: Police Lines High School, Armanitola Government High School.
Gopalganj: Lohagora Government Pilot School, Haridaspur Royal Technical School.
Khulna: Navy School and College, MA Bari Secondary School.