A total of eight teams divided into two groups will participate in the competition
The Bangabandhu Federation Cup Basketball Tournament, organized to mark the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, got underway Saturday at Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium in Dhaka.
A total of eight teams divided into two groups will participate in the competition that will have Covid-19 testing alongside all the other health and safety protocols.
Bangladesh Basketball Federation president Dr. Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin inaugurated the event as the chief guest.
On the opening day, Bangladesh Navy outclassed Josephites Club 89-34 while Dhumketu Club beat Bangladesh Police 67-58.
In the other matches, Bangladesh Air Force thumped Bakshibazar Club 63-21 and The Gregs edged Flame Boys 65-51 in a thriller.