Bangladesh Navy clinch their 4th Victory Day Hockey title
Publish- December 19, 2019, 10:42 PM
Bangladesh Navy clinched the Victory Day Hockey title for the 4th time beating Sonali Bank 1-0 in a nailbiting final at Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium here on Thursday.
Khorshedur Rahman netted the match-winning goal for the sailors’ team in the 53rd minute from a penalty corner.
Champions Bangladesh Navy received a prize money of Tk 1,00,000 while runners-up Sonali Bank received Tk 50,000.
Sonali Bank goalkeeper Biplob Kujur was adjudged the best player while his teammate Mahbub Hossain became the top scorer to receive Tk 10,000 each as prize money.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel MP witnessed the day’s final as the chief guest and later he distributed the prizes.
President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) and Chief of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports M Akhter Hossain, Secretary of National Sports Council Masud Karim were also present on the occasion.
Earlier, Bangladesh Navy finished top securing 13 points while Sonali Bank finished 2nd bagging 12 to play in the final as the two top teams of the league basis matches.