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Navy, Army set up final clash

  • Published at 06:13 pm December 24th, 2020
Basketball

The final will be held Friday morning at 10am

Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Army will face off Friday in the grand finale of the Bangabandhu Victory Day Basketball Tournament 2020 after winning their respective semi-finals at Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium in Dhaka Wednesday.

Navy beat Dhumketu Club 94-46 with Shamsuzzaman leading the way for the winning side with 35 points.

Jamil also caged 18 points for Navy, while Raim and Tahsin netted 23 and eight points respectively for Dhumketu.

The Bangabandhu Bijoy Dibosh Basketball Tournament 2020 will get underway Sunday with the participation of six teams.

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In the second semi, Army defeated Josephites 87-52 with Wadud and Alim netting 19 and 14 points respectively for the winning side, while Ovi and Ibrahim scored 19 and 13 points each for Josephites.

The final will be held Friday morning at 10am where Bangladesh Olympic Association secretary general Syed Shahed Reza will be present as the chief guest. 

The tournament has been organized to mark the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the historic Victory Day.