BSP-20 Gazipur, Rajshahi move final in Inter-district Basketball





Gazipur, Rajshahi move final in Inter-district Basketball

DHAKA, Feb 12, 2021 (BSS)- Gazipur and Rajshahi district teams moved to the final of Bangabandhu Inter-district U-16 Basketball Championship eliminating their respective rivals in the semifinals held today at Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in the city’s Mirpur.

The final between the two teams will be held tomorrow (Saturday) at the same venue at 10 am.

Bangladesh Basketball Federation (BBF) president Dr. Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin will be the chief guest in the final and distribute the prizes.

On way to the final today, Gazipur district team beat Khulna district team by 46-44 points in the first semifinal after leading the first half by 32-31 points while Rajshahi district team defeated Chattogram district team by 46-29 points in the second semis after dominating the first half by 24-16 points.

Organised by BBF, a total of nine district teams, split into two groups, are taking part in the meet, which is being held marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

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