SAFF winning eight footballers accorded at Kalsindur

Mymensigh district police accorded eight SAFF winning footballers of Kalsindur
Prothom Alo

Mymensigh district police accorded eight SAFF winning footballers of Kalsindur. The reception ceremony was staged at the Mymensigh police line auditorium on Friday noon.

During the occasion, the members of Bangladesh women team- Sanjida Akhter, Maria Manda, Sheuli, Tahura, Sajeda Akhter, Marjia, Samsunnahar and Samsunnahar junior were accorded. Parents and family members of the footballers attended the programme.

All these eight players hail from Kalsindur village of Dhobaura upazila at Mymensingh. They have been playing together since their school years at Mymensingh district women football team, various age level teams and national team for Bangladesh. All of them were students of Kalsindur govt primary school and Kalsindur high school.

At the reception, which was presided by Mymensingh police super Masum Ahmed, Mymengsingh police range DIG Debdash Bhattacharya was present as chief guest. Mymensingh Zila Sports Council general secretary Ehteshamul Alam, president of Mymensingh Zila Football Association A K M Delowar Hossain were also present.

The programme started around 11:00 am. Eight footballers were taken to police line auditorium from Mymensingh circuit house through adorned horse carts. Accorded footballers were given cash prize and crest from police. But police did not disclose the cash amount.

DIG Debdash said, “We are happy with the win of Bangladesh women footballers. We are proud these eight members are from Mymensingh. To be able to accord them is a matter of pride for us. We want to stay beside the upcoming women footballers of Kalsindur.

Sanjida and Maria gave speeches in the programme. They thanked zila police for the accord. They also thought their responsibilities have increased after becoming SAFF champions.