Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Gold Cup Football Tournament (Under-17) Boys and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Gold Cup (Under-17) Girls National Football Tournament has been inaugurated at Upazila level in Sujanagar.
Chairman of the Upazila Parishad Shahinuzzaman Shahin addressed the inaugural function of the football tournament as the chief guest at Sujanagar Government Pilot Model High School ground on Saturday organized by the Upazila administration and in collaboration with the Upazila Sports Association. Upazila executive officer and president of the Upazila Sports Organization.
Municipal Mayor Rezaul Karim Reza addressed the function as a special guest under the chairmanship of Raushan Ali and General Secretary of Upazila Sports Association Akhtaruzzaman George. Chief Guest Upazila Parishad Chairman Shahinuzzaman Shaheen and President UNO Md. Raushan Ali said that besides education, sports and motivation of adolescents through sports and physical, mental and aesthetic development, increase morale through competition and abstain from all kinds of anti-social activities including drug addiction and militancy. The government has organized this.
Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Minhazul Islam, Sujanagar Health Complex Resident Medical Officer Dr Selim Morshed, Upazila Project Implementation Officer Nazmul Huda, Upazila Agriculture Extension Officer Shahriar Ahmed, Bir Muktijoddha Abdul Hai, NA College Assistant Professor Abul Hashem, Sujan Pilot Model High School Headmaster Amjad Hossain, Mathurarpur High School Headmaster Abdul Quader, Upazila Awami League Agriculture Secretary Raja Hasan, Youth and Sports Affairs Secretary Sardar Abdur Rauf, Member Mahmuduzzaman Manik, Sujanagar Municipal Awami League President Ferdous Alam Firoz, Awami League Leader Qutub, Mohammadiya Dakhil Madrasa Super Maulana Mahatab Uddin, Abul Kashem Ninh Secondary School Headmaster Sampa Khatun, Sujanagar Police Station SI Rashedul Islam, Sports Organizer Abdul Jabbar, Abdul Alim Jatin, Saidur Rahman Saeed, General Secretary of Sujanagar Press Club and Daily Representative MA Alim Ripon and other local dignitaries were present. In the inaugural match, Raninagar Union Parishad Football XI defeated Tantibandh Union Parishad Football XI 1-0 in a tiebreaker. Note that 10 Union Parishads of the upazila including Sujanagar Municipality are participating in this competition.