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Bangabandhu Cup Int’l Kabaddi to be held March next year

Greenwatch News Desk Other Sports 2022-08-05, 9:40pm


Dhaka, 5 Aug  - The 3rd edition of Bangabandhu Cup Int’l Kabaddi will be held from March 7-17 next year.

The decision was taken in the Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation’s (BKF) executive committee’s meeting held today Friday.

Presided over by BKF’s president and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun, the meeting also planned to train the new players in order to retrieve the kabaddi’s medals from the Asian Games, plan to arrange matches with the foreign national teams to increase the capability of the kabaddi team and approved the 2022-23 calendar, said a press release.

BKF’s president Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun said: "We’ll organize the third edition of Bangabandhu Cup Int’l Kabaddi from March 7 next year keeping ahead of Bangabandhu's historic speech on March 7 to Bangabandhu’s birth day on March 17. To spread the kabaddi tournament named after the Father of the Nation across the world, we have successfully organized the last two editions with the participation of countries in Europe, Africa, ASEAN and South Asia and this time there are plans to make the tournament bigger.”

The BKF’s president informed that this time they have plan to arrange the tournament with twelve countries from Europe, Africa, Latin America, ASEAN and South Asia.

He said instruction has already been given to start work from now
to organize the tournament successfully.

BKF’s general secretary and Dhaka Range Deputy Inspector General Habibur Rahman, BKF’s joint secretary-2 Newaz Sohag, BKF’s treasurer Arif Mihir and all executive members were also present in the meeting.