18 July 2023


Bangabandhu Summit Squash Tournament curtains fall

(Dhaka) 18 July, 2023: The curtain of ‘Bangabandhu Summit Squash Tournament 2023’ has fallen today (Tuesday) with the grand prize giving ceremony at Army Squash Complex. The President of Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation and Presidium Member of Bangladesh Awami League Lt Col (Retd) Muhammad Faruk Khan MP was present there as the chief guest. While Latif Khan, Vice Chairman of Summit Group also present at the ceremony as the special guest.

Earlier, the final round of the tournament started last Friday (14 July) morning at Army Squash Complex. A number of 175 players from Gopalganj, Khagrachari, Chattogram, BKSP, Sylhet, Cumilla and 20 clubs & institutions have participated in the Regional Round from 1st July to 10th. A total of 70 winners of the Regional Round have participated for the final round in 9 groups.

President of Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation, Lt Col (Retd) Muhammad Faruk Khan MP & Presidium Member, Bangladesh Awami League said, “By following a specific plan for the last three years, we have set a certain quality of Squash game. If we can continue this, we believe that we will also perform better on the international stage.”

Vice Chairman of Summit Group Latif Khan said, “You (Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation) are continuing relentless hard work to promote, spread and popularize Squash in Bangladesh. Today’s successful event is the result of your effort. I am very honored to be a part of this tournament through Summit Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility.”

After a tremendous fight, Shahadat (Bangladesh Army) became the champion from ‘Open (male) Category’ and Dipak (University of Dhaka) became the champion from ‘Open (coach) Category’. From the age groups, Runa Islam (Kalshi School) became the champion of ‘U-12 Category’ and Chandni (Uttara School) became the champion of ‘U-20 Category’. Besides, Rafia (Khagrachari School) got the special nomination. From the ‘U-10 (boys) Category’ Rafiyan (Mirpur Cantonment School), ‘10-15 Years Category’ Nijhum (Bhashantek School) and ‘15-18 Years Category’ Saikat (Bhashantek School) won the champion trophy.

Engr Md Mozammel Hossain, Managing Director of Summit Power Limited, Brigadier General G M Quamrul Islam SPP (R),Secretary General of the federation, Executive Members of the federation, current & ex-squash players and guardians were also present at prize giving ceremony.

About Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation : The Bangladesh Squash Racket Federation is the national federation for squash and is responsible for governing the sport in Bangladesh. This federation was established in 1978. Lt Col (Retd) Muhammad Faruk Khan MP & Presidium Member, Bangladesh Awami League, is the President and Brigadiar General G M Quamrul Islam, SPP (R) is the Secretary General of the Federation. Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation has been arranging tournaments and many other activities to practice, spread and popularize the sport. Already a number of squash players have been developed by the federation. 

To know more: 
G M Quamrul Islam, SPP (R)
Secretary General, Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation
Mobile: +8801747282004 

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