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12:00 AM, November 09, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, November 09, 2018


PM awards U-15 boys

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday accorded a reception to the winning squad of the SAFF U-15 Championship at the Ganabhaban yesterday.

The boys received Tk 4 lakh each while officials received Tk 2 lakh each.

The boys had beaten Pakistan 3-2 in tiebreaker after regulation time ended in 1-1 in Kathmandu. 

A few days ago the PM had awarded female booters who won the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers Tk 10 lakh each. 

-- Sports Reporter

Semis of Junior Tennis held

In the boys singles semifinals of the Walton 32nd Bangladesh International Junior Tennis competition, Aaryan Zaveri of India overcame countryman Uddayvir Singh 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 while Kushan Shah of India thrashed Wenmao Li of China 6-0, 6-0 at the National Tennis Complex yesterday.

In the girls singles semifinals Yifan Sun of China beat compatriot Tianmi Mi 6-4, 6-1 while Xiaoyan Xue of China reached the final beating Ishita Singh of India 6-4, 6-2.             -- Sports Reporter

Dhaka Ekadosh seal series

A Bangladesh women's hockey team, playing under the banner Dhaka Ekadosh, sealed a three-match series against Kolkata Warriors with a 3-0 win in the second match yesterday.

Ferdous Joyoti scored the opener in the sixth minute before Nadira, and Namita Karmakar scored. The hosts had won the first game 2-0 the previous day.

-- Sports Reporter

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