Bangladesh Ansar won the Mujib Borsho National Women’s Kabaddi title, dethroning holders Bangladesh Police by 22-16 points in the final at National Kabaddi Stadium on Wednesday.
The winners led the first half by 10-8 points.
Bristi of Bangladesh Police was adjudged the player of the tournament while Smriti of Ansar was named the best player of the final.
Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports M Akhter Hossain was the chief guest at the event and handed over the trophy to the champions Bangladesh Ansar.
Secretary of National Sports Council M Masud Karim, President of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation (BKF) Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun and BKF General Secretary Habibur Rahman were also present to distribute the other prizes.
Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Army moved into the final of the Bangabandhu Victory Day Basketball Tournament, thrashing their rivals in the semifinals at the Dhanmondi Wooden Floor Gymnasium on Wednesday.
The two teams will play final on Friday at 10am at the same venue.
Bangladesh Olympic Association Secretary General Syed Shaheed Reza will be the chief guest at the final and will distribute the trophies.
In the day’s first semifinals, Group A champions Bangladesh Navy beat Group B runners-up Dhumketu Club by 94-46 points after leading the first half by 52-23 points.
Shamsuzzaman scored 35 and Jamil 18 points for Navy while Riam earned 23 and Tahsin 8 for Dhumketu Club.
In the day’s other match, Group B champions Bangladesh Army defeated Group A runners-up Josephites Club by 87-52 points after dominating the first half by 46-25 points.
Wadud scored 19 points and Alim 14 for the winners while Avi managed 19 and Ibrahim 13 for the losing side.
Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Army emerged group champions to reach the semifinals of the Bangabandhu Victory Day Basketball Tournament on Tuesday.
In the semifinals on Wednesday, Group A champion Bangladesh Navy will play Group B runners-up Dhumketu Club at 9am while Group B champion Bangladesh Army will face Group A runners-up Josephites Club at 10:30am.
In the day's match, Bangladesh Navy clinched the group crown crushing Bangladesh Police by 111-38 points after leading the first half by 52-20 points at the Dhanmondi wooden floor on Tuesday.
Sajib caged 18 and Amir 16 for the Navy while Aziz scored the match highest 19 and Mahmudul 8 for police.
In the day's other match, Dhumketu Club booked a semifinal berth eliminating Bangladesh Air Force by 67-62 points after trailing the first half by 23-30 points at the same venue.
Tareq contributed 17 and Tahsin 16 for the winners while Khairul Basher scored 20 and Mehdi Hasan 14 for the losers.
Earlier, Bangladesh Army confirmed the Group B title with a comfortable 72-42 points victory over Bangladesh Air Force on Monday.
Bangladesh Army registered a comfortable 72-42 points victory over Bangladesh Air Force in the Bangabandhu Victory Day Basketball Tournament at the Dhanmondi wooden floor on Monday.
Army dominated the first half by 44-14 points.
Tanu caged 16 and Alim 12 points for the Army while Linkon scored 12 and Maruf 9 for the Air Force.
Earlier in the day's first match, Josephites Club beat Bangladesh Police 55-36 points after leading the first half by 29-22 points at the same venue.
Avi contributed 26 and Ishtiaq 11 for the winners while Aziz scored 15 and Mahmudul 9 for the losers.
Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Navy earned comfortable wins in the Walton Victory Day Hockey Tournament 2020 on the second day of the meet Sunday.
Bangladesh Army outplayed Bangladesh Police with a 7-2 win the day’s first match at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium.
Bangladesh Navy brightened their chance of reaching the final with a second consecutive win, defeating Bangladesh Air Force by 3-1 in the day’s other match at the same venue.
Star-studded Navy earned a comprehensive 7-2 win against Bangladesh Police in their first match on Saturday.
On Tuesday, Bangladesh Air Force will play against Bangladesh Police at 1:30pm while Bangladesh Army will face Sonali Bank SRC at 3:30pm.