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Saif Power Battery BPL football title sponsor


Dhaka- Saif Power Battery has earned the title sponsorship right of the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football beginning on Friday (July 28) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city.It won the title rights for this season providing Tk 1.5 crore. Last year’s sponsor, JB Group earned the same rights offering Tk 4 crore.Senior Vice-president of Bangladesh Football Federation Abdus Salam Murshedy made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon, saying a number of circumstances had led to the decrease in the BPL sponsorship money.”However, we look forward to continuing the league. The BPL will start on July 28 as per the schedule at Bangabandhu National Stadium,” he said.Saif Power Battery is an arm of Saif Powertec which has its own team playing in the league as well.”All the teams will be under the scanner. No team will get any advantage or fall short of their eligible rights,” he added.Director of the meet’s sponsor Saif Global Sports Tarafdar Md Ruhul Saif assured that they will stay with football. “May be the game is going through a bad patch but we firmly believe that the scenario will change. We’re here to be with football and will remain here,” Saif further added.The ensuing edition of BPL will be shorter as it has come down to only two venues from the last years five. Last year, JB Group sponsored the league that was held at five venues of Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Mymensingh and Gopalganj. But this time, the BFF will arrange the league in only Dhaka and Chittagong The twelve participating team are: Dhaka Abahani Ltdf, Chittagong Abahani, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi, Sheikh Russell KC, Muktijoddha Sangsad KC, Mohammedan SC, Brothers Union, Rahmatganj MFS, Team BJMC, newcomers Saif Sporting Club and Farashganj SC.Uttar Baridhara Club and Feni Soccer were relegated from the league last year.Bangla TV, a new satellite channel, will telecast the league live.UNB news agency


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