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Bangladesh U-16 basketball team accorded reception

  • Published at 10:42 pm December 31st, 2017
  • Last updated at 12:10 am January 1st, 2018
Bangladesh U-16 basketball team accorded reception
Bangladesh basketball side, who finished runners-up in the five-team south Asian Basketball Association U-16 Championship last September in Nepal, were accorded a reception at a resort in Dhaka Sunday. Bangladesh, who were sponsored by Walton Group in the tournament, played four matches, winning thrice to finish runners-up behind unbeaten champion India.

Also read: 5th South Asian Basketball Championship - Bangladesh finish runners-up


In their first game, Bangladesh beat Bhutan 117-43 before losing their second match against India 64-83. Bangladesh beat host Nepal 68-56 in their third game before concluding their campaign with a 107-52 win over Maldives. In the reception, the Bangladesh players received monetary rewards from Walton Group.