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Bangabandhu Basketball Tournament

Navy emerge unbeaten champion

 Sports Correspondent

 Published: 06:37 PM, 15 October 2020   Updated: 06:40 PM, 15 October 2020

Bangladesh Navy team with the chief guest (Photo: Collected)

Bangladesh Navy team with the chief guest (Photo: Collected)

Bangladesh Navy has become the champion defeating Bangladesh Air Force by 90-44 points in the eight-team ‘Bangabandhu Federation Cup Basketball Tournament-2020’ organized by the Bangladesh Basketball Federation.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell enjoyed the match and distributed prizes among the winners as the chief guest on the concluding day of the competition at the Dhanmondi Basketball gymnasium on Thursday.

The scoreline of the one-sided final stated that the match was dominated by the Bangladesh Navy. The shoreline was 46-17 in the first half while the march ended at 90-44. Sajid caged 39 and Mithun 13 for Bangladesh Navy.

Players having a great time after winning the trophy

The state minister expressed special thanks and gratitude to the organizers for organizing such a beautiful event on the occasion of Mujib Year. Secretary-General of Bangladesh Olympic Association Syed Shahed Reza was present as a special guest on the occasion.

A total of eight teams, including the Bangladesh Navy and Air Force, participated in the six-day competition which started on October 10.