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13th Ascent Soccer Cup starts Thursday

  • Published at 10:46 am July 31st, 2018
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The 13th Ascent Cup 5 A Side Soccer Cup was launched with a Sponsors, Captains and Press Meet at Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort on Monday

A total of 55 corporate teams will be vying for the title with as many as 440 players comprising mostly of corporate executives

The Ascent Corporate 5-a-side Soccer Cup is all set for its 13th edition to kick-off at Scholastica’s Uttara campus on Thrusday. One of the most popular amateur football tournaments in the corporate world will be bigger than ever with the most number of participants in the events history.

A total of 55 corporate teams will be vying for the title with as many as 440 players comprising mostly of corporate executives. They will be representing their respective teams during the ten-day long meet which will conclude on August 11 with the grand finale.

A total 52 teams took part in the 2014 edition which featured the highest number of participants among the previous editions while last year's edition saw 44 corporate houses fight for the title with Comfit Composite Knit Limited becoming champions.

Holders Comfit got placed in Group A along with Fareast Finance and Bitopi Advertising Limited during the draw held in the capital on Monday. Former champions and tournament media partner, Dhaka Tribune have been placed in Group O along with Euro Vigil (Pvt) Limited, Aarong Diary and Multimode Group.

The official press conference was also held along with the draw where title sponsor Ascent Group director Amer Ahmed was present along with Biplob Kumar Roy, CEO of TVS Auto Bangladesh and Zaireen Sultana Lupa, Assistant Director, Marketing Communications, Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort also graced the occasion.

Groups:

Group A: Comfit Composite Knit Ltd, Fareast Finance, Bitopi Advertising Ltd

Group B: Bando Design Ltd, Marico Bangladesh Ltd, MetroNet Bangladesh Ltd

Group C: Gemcon Group, Brac Bank Ltd, Elite Paint

Group D: Green Delta Insurance, Lal Teer, Polar Ice Cream

Group E: Neo Zipper Company Ltd, North End, Intertek

Group F: Ascent Group Bangladesh, Vini Global Distribution, Bongo

Group G: Iidfc, Fakhruddin Textile Mills Ltd, Gemsclip.com

 Group H: Rancon, Bay Developments, First Finance

Group I: Sterling Group, Bproperty.com, Runner

Group J: Mutual Trust Bank ltd, Beximco Textiles, Unilever Bangladesh Ltd, Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort

Group K: Bangla Cat, Chevron Bangladesh, Interport Group, Energypac Engineering Ltd

Group L: Securex Bd Pvt Ltd, Tvs Auto Ltd, Jaago Foundation, Desh Group of Industries

Group M: Meena Sweets, Galaxy Group, Ipdc Finance Ltd, Asutex

Group N: Augree, Oglivym, Idlc Finance Ltd, United Finance

Group O: Dhaka Tribune, Euro Vigil Pvt Ltd, Aarong Dairy, Multimode Group

Group P: City Bank, British American Tobacco Bangladesh Ltd, Race Online, Asiatic

Sponsors:

Title Sponsor                      - Ascent Group                 Co-Sponsor                      - TVS Auto Bangladesh Ltd.

Fragrance Partner              - Fogg                                Trophy Partner                 -  Astra

Technology Partner           - Microsoft                        Hospitality Partner          - Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort

Newspaper partner            - Dhaka Tribune               TV Partner                        - GTV

Radio Partner                      - Dhaka FM                       Snacks Partner               - Dan Cake

Wifi Partner                         - Race Online Ltd.            Beverage Partner            - Coca Cola          

Medical partner                  - Monowara Hospital