Walton Refrigerator Victory Day Hockey 2019: The Navy wins!


The Walton Refrigerator Victory Day Hockey 2019 Tournament has been concluded by the excellence of the Bangladesh Navy. The Services team defeated Sonali Bank by 1-0 in the final on Thursday, 19th December 19. This is the fourth title in a row for the Navy. Khorshedur Rahman scored the only goal from the penalty corner in the match for Navy (53 Minute). Sonali Bank goalkeeper Biplob Kuzur has been named the best player in the tournament. And the highest scorer of the tournament is Mahbub Hossain (17 goal, Sonali Bank).

Honorable Youth and Sports State Minister Md. Zahid Ahsan Russell MP presented the award to the winning team as the chief guest at the closing ceremony. Honorable President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation Air chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Sarniabat BBP, OSP, NDU, PSC   were present as special guests. Mr. Mohammed Akhtar Hossain, Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr. Iqbal Bin Anwar Don, Executive Director of Walton Group, Mr. Masud Karim, Secretary, National Sports Council, Abdur Rashid Shikdar, Senior Vice-President,  Mohammad Yousuf, acting general secretary of Bangladesh Hockey Federation was present among others.

The champion team NAVY received a prize money of Tk 1 lakh along with the trophy. And the runners-up team Sonali Bank also got a prize money of Tk 50,000 and Trophy. Besides, the highest goalkeeper and best player received a prize of Rs. 10,000 taka. The Walton Group presented a 49-inch LED TV to accelerate the activities of Bangladesh Hockey Federation at the closing ceremony. In addition, Ustad Fazlu has been awarded for making special contribution to the hockey development of Bangladesh.

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