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Jamalpur clinch nat’l youth Women’s Handball

  • Published at 09:14 pm October 17th, 2018
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Jamalpur's Alpona Akhter in action during their National Youth Women's Handball tournament final against Naogaon at the M M Monsur Ali stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday Courtesy

The tournament, which began on 13 October, saw Jamalpur beat Naogaon 28-16 in the final and emerge as the champions on the final day

Jamalpur clinched the 5th national youth Women’s Handball tournament, organised by Bangladesh Handball federation and sponsored by Walton, at the Shaheed (captain) M Monsur Ali stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday.

The tournament, which began on 13 October, saw Jamalpur beat Naogaon 28-16 in the final and emerge as the champions on the final day.   

The victor was up 17-9 goals in the first half and a brilliant second half sealed the championship for them. Jamalpur’s Alpona Akhter scored 8 goals while her teammates Mishti Khatun and Sabina Akhter scored 6 each. Alpona was also adjudged as the best player for her performance.

The closing ceremony was graced with the presence of the chief guest and operative director of the tournament, F M Iqbal bin Anwar Don , Head of sports and welfare, Walton Group. Other notable guests include sports organiser Al-haj Farida Akhter Begum and Jahirul Islam Tutul, Head of Programme Development, Radio Today. 

Vice-President of the Bangladesh Handball Federation and chairman of the tournament committee M Nurul Islam was also present along with other representatives from the federation.