Dhaka – The Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball Tournament for Boys and Girls, under the auspices of Bangladesh Handball Federation, will begin on Thursday at Shaheed Capt (retd) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here with Scholastica Uttara taking on Motijheel Govt. Girls High in the opening match.State Minister for Youth and Sports D rBiren Sikder will inaugurate the meet at 12 noon. Shah Masud Imam, CEO of the meet’s sponsor Dhaka Ice Cream Industries Ltd (Polar Ice Cream), will be a special guest.
A total of 36 schools — 20 teams in the boys group and 16 teams in the girls group — will compete in the meet. Tournament sponsor is providing Tk 610,500 for the boys’ competition and Tk 577,600 for the girls’ competition.UNB