Uttar Baridhara Club playing goalless draw with Bangladesh Police AC in the opening match of the Minister Fridge 4th Bangladesh Championship Football on Thursday at the Bangabandhu National Football Stadium.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurated the Bangladesh Championship league on Thursday afternoon.
Eight metropolis teams are taking part in the 2nd tier of the Professional Football League at Bangabandhu National Stadium and later at the Artificial Turf of Bir Shrestha Sepoy Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalpaur.
The participating teams are: Uttar Baridhara Club, Agrani Bank SC, Arambagh KS, Victoria SC, Wari Club, Youngmen's Club Fakirerpool, T&T Club Motijheel and Bangladesh Police AC.
In the remaining first round matches, Agrani Bank SC will meet T&T Club, Motijheel on Friday (Nov 27), Arambagh KS will face Youngmen's Club Fakirerpool on Saturday (Nov 28) while Victoria SC will encounter Wari Club on Sunday (Nov 29), all at 3pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
The first three rounds of the league will be held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium while the remaining matches at the Artificial Turf of Bir Shrestha Sepoy Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur. ?UNB