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BD Youth Games: Lohagara beat Fatikchhari 4-1 in football
Lohagara beat Fatikchhari by 4-1 goals in the opening-day boys’ group football match of the first-ever Bangladesh Youth Games (Chittagong district level phase) at MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on Monday.
In the day’s other boys’ group football matches, Patiya beat Hathazari by 4-1goals margin while Satkania defeated Raozan 3-0, Mirshari won against Chandanaish 3-1 and Boalkhali secured 1-0 goal victory against Rangunia.
Meanwhile, in the boys’ group volleyball event, Sandwip, Rangunia, Mirshari, Banshkahli and Raozan outplayed Raozan, Chandanaish, Fatikchhari, Patiya and Satkania district teams by 2-0 sets respectively. Sitakunda and Lohagara defeated Rangunia and Mirshari by 2-1 sets in the other matches respectively.
In the Under-17 Women’s Chess event of the country’s biggest sports carnival, Tanzilatur Noor of Boalkhali emerged champion securing all-win three points from three games while Shakira Islam of Raozan finished runner-up with two points from three outings.
In the under-13 boys’ chess event, Nazmul Hayet of Patiya emerged champion earning all-win three points from three games while Minahi of Rangunia finished runner-up collecting two points from three games.
Earlier, Chittagong City Corporation Mayor and CJKS General Secretary AJM Nasir Uddin inaugurated the event as the chief guest.
Bangladesh Youth Games is an initiative of the Bangladesh Olympics Association (BOA) with a view to hunt sports talents from country’s 64 districts.
More than 23,000 under-17 sports loving youths are competing in the 21 disciplines in three phases --district, division and national levels.
The first phase began in 64 districts on Monday and will end on Sunday while the 2nd phase in divisional level will be held during January 6-15 and the 3rd and national phase scheduled for Dhaka from March 9 to 17.