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13th Ascent Soccer Cup begins Thursday

  • Published at 10:02 pm August 1st, 2018
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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 in Scholastica’s Uttara campus Thursday. 

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 event’s 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 10-day long meet which will conclude on August 11 with the grand finale.

A total of 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 champion.

Holder Comfit got placed in Group A along with Fareast Finance and Bitopi Advertising Limited during the draw held in the capital Monday. 

Former champion and tournament media partner, Dhaka Tribune have been placed in Group O along with Euro Vigil (Private) 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 and Resort also graced the occasion.