Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club clinched the first-ever Club Cup Hockey title, the SIBL Club Cup Hockey Tournament’21, outplaying four times champions Dhaka Abahani Limited by 3-0 goals in the final at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Saturday. Sohanur Rahman Sabuj struck twice in the 22nd and 58th minutes while Indian player Avishek scored the other goal in the 55th minute for the 2018 Club Cup runners up Mariner Youngs Clubm, shocking their formidable rivals and Dhanmondi outfit Abahani Ltd. Avishek of the champion team was adjudged the best player of the tournament while Milan Hossain of the same team named as the highest scorer of the meet scoring six goals. Both the players got prize money of Tk 10,000 each from Khawja Rahmatullah Trust. Read: Club Cup Hockey: Mariner crush Azad 9-0 President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) and Chief of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshall Sheikh Abdul Hannan witnessed the day’s final as the chief guest. Managing Director of the meet’s sponsor Social Islami Bank Ltd Kazi Osman Ali was also present as special guest. Read:Club Cup Hockey: Abahani, Mohammedan make flying start The champions team received prize money of Tk 1,00,000 while the runners-up Dhaka Abahani Limited got Tk 50,000 as prize money.
Dhaka Abahani Limited and Dhaka Mohammedan SC made flying start in the SIBL Club Cup Hockey Tournament outplaying their rivals in the opening day’s matches at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Thursday. In the day’s opening match, Dhaka Mohammedan SC outplayed Ajax SC by 8-2 goals featuring four goals by Ashraful Islam in the 16th, 25th, 36th and 58th minutes. Read: Victory Day Hockey: Army, Navy earn comfortable wins Rajib Das struck, Sarwar Morshed and Nasir Hossain scored one each for the black and whites Mohammedanx while Sabbir Hossain and Mosharaf Hossain Kuti contributed one each for the Elephant Road outfit Ajax SC. In the day’s 2nd match, Dhaka Abahani crushed Police AC by 5-0 goal. Read: Women's Hockey: Narail DSA crush Jashore 4-0 Shafiul Alam Shisir struck twice, Roman Sarkar, Pushkar Khisa Mimo and Arshad Hossain scored one goal for the sky blues Dhanmondi outfit Abahani. Earlier, Additional Managing Director of the meet sponsor SIBL M Tajul Islam inaugurated the meet Thursday afternoon.
Narail district made a flying start in the Walton Women's Development Independence Day Cup Hockey Tournament 2021 outplaying Jashore District 4-0 on Sunday.