Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), said, “We are identifying playground areas in each ward, creating a sports environment and making them open as playgrounds.”
He spoke at the inaugural function of the second ‘Dhaka Mayor’s Cup Inter-World Sports Competition-2022’ at the Birshreshtha Sepahi Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur Saturday evening.
Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said, “We want our children to go back to sports and come back to sports.” InshaAllah, through our organization, in the future, the boys of Dhaka will play in football and cricket at the international level and will lead at the international level.
The DSCC mayor said the youth of Dhaka would play in our field. With the boys of Dhaka, 62 football teams and 48 cricket teams have been formed in this year’s event. Throughout March, they will participate in competitions in different fields of Dhaka and create a sporting excitement and excitement in this Dhaka city. The South City Corporation will generate interest in sports among the boys and girls of the area and encourage them to be athletic.
The local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister, were present on occasion. Tajul Islam, Farid Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer of South City Corporation, Humayun Kabir, General Secretary of Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League, Mohaddes Hossain Zahid, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Sports and Culture of South City, Jinnatul Bakia, Member of Parliament for the reserved seat, Humayun Kabir, Chairman of Madhumati Bank.
Later, the inaugural match was played between Ward No. 8 and Ward No. 27. The game is a goalless draw at the scheduled time, and ward No. 8 defeated Ward No. 26 4-2 in Tribeca. Ward 7 goalkeeper Akhtar Uddin was selected as the best player.
After the opening game, the whole area, including the Sepoy Mostafa Kamal Stadium, became colourful with colourful fireworks. The band then started performing notes music.