Bangladesh Handball Federation (BHF) honoured six handball personalities--two players, two organisers, one trainer and one referee --with "M A Hamid Honourary Awards '21" at a function at National Handball Stadium in the capital Monday evening.
Handball Federation introduced the awards, named after its founding and long serving late President Col (Retd) MA Hamid to honour the famed handball players and dedicated officials considering their performances.
Senior Secretary to the Ministry of Youth and Sports M Akhter Hossain was the chief guest at the awards distribution ceremony and handed over the awards Monday evening.
BHF General Secretary Asaduzzaman Kohinoor, Executive Director of Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar and wife of MA Hamid International Chess player Rani Hamid were also present the function, chaired BHF vice president Hasanullah Khan Rana.
Recipients of the awards are: Hosne Ara Khan, Farida Akhter Begum (Organiser), Jahanara Begum, Mong Sha Pru (Player), M Nazir Akhter (Trainer) and M Motiur Rahman (Referee).