Navy to play Sonali Bank in final on Thursday

Dhaka – Bangladesh Navy will play Sonali Bank in the final of Walton Refrigerator Victory Day Hockey Tournament on Thursday at 6 pm at Maulana Bhasaani National Hockey Stadium here.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel MP will be the chief guest in Thursday’s final and later he will distribute the prizes.

On completion of the league basis matches on Tuesday, Bangladesh Navy finished top securing 13 points while Sonali Bank became 2nd bagging 12 to play in the final as the two top teams of the league basis matches.

In the day’s match, a brilliant hat trick by Arshad Hossain enabled Sonali Bank to crush Bangladesh police by 7-0 goals.

Arshad made a hat-trick scoring four goals in the 11th, 18th, 56th, 58th minutes, Mahbub Hossain scored twice in the 21st and 28th minutes while Rajib Das netted the remaining goal in the 16th minute for the bankers team.

In the day’s last league match, Bangladesh Navy played 2-2 draw with Bangladesh Army in a thriller.

Hossain and Moinul Islam netted one goal each for Navy in the 7th and 55th minutes respectively while Sohanur Rahman and Mamun Miah scored one goal each for Army in the 11th and 39th minutes respectively.UNB