BFF senior vice president Abdus Salam Murshedy, general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag were present among others during the draw ceremony where the tournament logo was also unveiled
Abahani Limited were placed in an easy group, while Bashundhara Kings and Chittagong Abahani Limited were drawn together as the draw ceremony of the season opening Federation Cup took place at Bangladesh Football Federation office in Motijheel, Dhaka Friday.
Reigning champion Abahani were pitted in Group A alongside Arambagh Krira Sangha and newcomer Police Football Club, while Group B comprises premier league winner Kings, darkhorse Chittagong Abahani and Brothers Union.
Group C features Saif Sporting Club, 2015 Fed Cup champion Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited and Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society while the only four-team group – Pool D – contains Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra, Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra, Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited and Uttar Baridhara.
The Fed Cup will begin Wednesday with the participation of 13 top flight clubs.
BFF senior vice president Abdus Salam Murshedy, general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag were present among others during the ceremony where the tournament logo was also unveiled.
Group A: Abahani, Arambagh, Police
Group B: Kings, Ctg Abahani, Brothers
Group C: Saif, Sk Jamal, Rahmatganj
Group D: Muktijoddha, Mohammedan, Sk Russel, Uttar Baridhara