Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com
Kool-BSJA Media Cup football tournament, an annual football extravaganza of top media houses organised by Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association (BSJA) and sponsored by Square Toiletries Ltd, is all set to get underway at the artificial turf adjacent to Bangladesh Football Federation on Saturday.
As many as 32 media houses from print, electronic and online, split into eight groups, will be taking part in the six-a-side knockout tournament, in which the top team from each group will advance to the quarterfinals. The semifinals and the final will take place on Wednesday, January 25.
A press conference was held in this regard at the BOA Auditorium today.
Tournament committee convenor Raihan Al Mugni informed that the tournament usually featured 24 teams but the number of participants was increased to 32 to meet the demand of the media houses.
The champions will be awarded BDT 30,000 while the runners-up will receive 15 thousand takas.
Sponsor’s assistant marketing manager Tehsina Khanom, BSJA president ATM Sayeeduzzaman, joint secretary SM Suman and tournament committee member secretary Robiul Islam were among others present.