Sylhet, Army reach last four in men’s football

Sylhet district football team and Bangladesh Army reached the semifinal from Group A of the Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games men’s football event held today at Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla.

The semifinals of the event will be held tomorrow with Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Prothistan facing Bangladesh Army in the first semifinal at 1 pm while Sylhet district football team meet Satkhira district football team in the second semis at 3 pm at the same venue.

In the day’s only match, Sylhet district beat Bangladesh Army by 2-1 goals to emerge the group A champions. Bangladesh Army finished group A runners-up with the day’s defeat.

In the proceeding, Farque and Zillur scored one goal each for the winners’ while Tareq netted the lone goal for the losers.

In the day’s another match, Khulna district got a walkover against Pabna district.
A total of ten teams, eight district teams along with BKSP and Bangladesh Army, are taking part in the meet, jointly organized by Bangladesh Football Federation and Bangladesh Olympic Association.

Men’s football teams (grouping):

Group A – Netrokona district, Bangladesh Army, Sylhet District, Pabna district and Khulna district.

Group B – Rangpur district, Cumilla district, Cox’s Bazar district, Satkhira district and Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan.

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