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Final phase of Bangabandhu, Bangamata Gold Cups begin Monday

  • Published at 10:26 pm February 22nd, 2020
Football

More than 100,000 young booters participated in the opening round held across the country from September 1, from where the top 16 divisional winners, eight boys teams and eight girls teams, will vie to reach the grand finale scheduled to be held at the same venue Saturday

The second edition of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup (boys) and debut edition of the Bangamata (girls) National U-17 Gold Cup Football Tournament are set enter their final phase at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka Monday.

More than 100,000 young booters participated in the opening round held across the country from September 1, from where the top 16 divisional winners, eight boys teams and eight girls teams, will vie to reach the grand finale scheduled to be held at the same venue Saturday.

A total of 98,730 boys from 4,828 teams took part in the initial phase, while 581 teams participated at the district level before the 68 champions advanced to the divisional round. 

A total of 11,826 girls participated in the district round of the women’s section.

“I believe such competition will create a pipeline to produce top players for the future national team,” Youth and Sports Minister Jahid Ahsan Russel said during a press conference held at the NSC Auditorium Saturday.