The 6th edition of the inter-clothing football tournament, “BGMEA Cup”, will kick off on January 20 at Uttara Sector 4 Kallyan Samiti Field.
Middle and senior managers from 16 garment factories across the country will participate in the 8-a-side football tournament organized by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), a press release read.
The 2022 BGMEA Cup Players Auction was held at Uttara Club in Dhaka on January 14, where participating teams added to their squad.
The tournament trophy was also unveiled on this occasion.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan attended the players’ auction ceremony as the main guest.
Vice President BGMEA (Finance) Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, Vice President Md Nasir Uddin, Directors Abdullah Hil Rakib and Md Imranur Rahman, Group Manager Giant Sharmeen Hassan Tithi, Club President Uttara Feroz Alam, Entrepreneurs of the clothing, players and sponsor representatives were also present at the program.
16 renowned clothing companies from Bangladesh will participate in the tournament.
These are – Fakir Fashions Ltd, Team Group, Babylon Group, Epyllion Group, Setara Group, Sayem Group, Mosharaf Apparels Studio Ltd, Snowtex Outerwear Ltd, Laila Group, Apparels Village Ltd, Comfit by Youth Group, Sterling Group, Apparel Industry, Torque Fashions, Tusuka Group and Bando Design Ltd.
The tournament is organized by Sheltech Ceramics while ABA Group, BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT), Twelve Clothing, Urmi Group, Four H Group and Epic Group are co-sponsors.
T Sports is the Broadcast Partner while Uttara Sector 4 Kalyan Samiti is the Site Partner, Race is the Internet Partner, CBL Munchee is the Gift Partner and Movement Solutions BD is the Football Tournament Fitness Partner.
The 16 teams will be divided into four groups and the group stage matches will be played at the Uttara Sector Four Kallyan Samiti ground.
The final game of the football tournament will take place at Army Stadium at a later date.
Rahbar Khan Sharan, who participated in the 5th edition of the BGMEA Cup football tournament in 2020, had the honor of playing for the Bangladesh national football team in 2021.
He was honored by the BGMEA President at the BGMEA Cup Players Auction Night.