The National Rugby competition (men’s and women’s) begins today (Sunday) at the Paltan Ground in the city, reports BSS.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Biren Sikder will inaugurate the meet as the chief guest.
A total of 11 teams of men’s section and four teams of women’s section are participating in the meet, organised by Bangladesh Rugby Association (BRA).
The participating men’s teams are Bangladesh Army, Bagerhat, Faridpur, Narail, Madaripur, Chittagong, Munshiganj, Sirajganj, Gazipur, Dhaka and Rangpur districts while the women’s teams are Dhaka, Rangpur, Narail and Munshiganj district.
In this regard, a press conference was held Saturday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium conference room to give all the details of the meet.
BRU general secretary Moushum Ali and tournament committee’s secretary Syed Ahmed were, among others, present on the occasion.--- Pizush