Sports, Football

Bangabandhu and Bangamata Gold Cup football kicks off

Published : 08 May 2022 09:57 PM

Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa  Under-17 National Gold Cup football championship kicked off from Sunday at the Sylhet District Stadium.

Organised by the Directorate of Sports of Bangladesh and under the ascendancy of Ministry for the Youth and Sports, State Minister for Youth and Sports, Zahid Ahsan Russel inaugurated the biggest football competition of the country at the Sylhet Stadium on Sunday. 

The preliminary stage of the boys (U-17) competition, Bangabandhu Gold Cup will be held from the Upazilla level, where a total of 98,7,30 young booters will have the opportunity to play and this stage will be concluded on May 21. 

The national phase will take place after the conclusion of the preliminary stage while the girls’ division competitions will take place from district and divisional level where 11,8,26 booters will have the opportunity to play. 

Meanwhile, it is the only tournament for the young booters of both girls and boys has been organizing with the participation of highest number of players from across the country who have the opportunity to play, and it is also a big platform to pick up talents come from grass roots.