Polar Ice-cream 23rd School Handball Tournament-2015 for both boys and girls is rolling today (Thursday) at 10:00am at the Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium at Paltan in Dhaka.
DMP commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia, BPM, PPM will inaugurate the seven-day long tournament as the chief guest at 12:15pm on Thursday.
In the inaugural meet, Scholastica will take on Shaheed Bir Uttam Lt. Anwar Girls' College.
A total of 30 school teams including 18-boy and 12-girl teams will take part in the national event.
Girl's group round will wrap up on September 12 while the boy's group round wraps up on September 14.
Polar Ice-cream is sponsoring taka 7.5 lakh for the entire budget of the tournament.
A press meet was held on Wednesday on the event at the Bangladesh Handball Federation Office at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Federation's general secretary Asaduzzaman Kohinoor, Polar Ice-cream's marketing manager Abdullah Al Mamun, tournament committee chairmen Golam Habib (for boys) and Hamida Begum (for girls), and federation's executive member also tournament committee secretaries Selim Mia Babu (for boys) and Parvin Nasima Nahar Putul (for girls) were present in there.