The Inaugural ceremony of "Federation Cup 2020"Today, December 22, 2020, the first match of "Federation Cup 2020" was held at Bangabandhu National Stadium at 5.30 pm Bangladesh time. In the inaugural ceremony of "Federation Cup 2020" under the supervision of Bangladesh Football Federation - BFF Senior Vice President and Chairman of Professional Football Management Committee Mr. Abdus Salam Murshedy-MP, Deputy Chairman Mr. Abdur Rahim, BFF Member and Referee Committee Chairman Mr. Zakir Hossain Chowdhury, BFF National School Football Committee Chairman and BFF Executive Member Mr. Bijan Barua, BFF Member Mr. Imtiaz Hamid Sabuj, BFF Member Mr. Tipu Sultan, BFF Professional Committee Member Mr. Reazul Karim and Mr. FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Don, Executive Director on behalf of the sponsoring organization Walton Group were present. The first match was played between Bashundhara Kings and Rahmatganj MFS. In this match Bashundhara Kings defeated Rahmatganj MFS by 3-0 goals.
In the 39th minute of the match, goalkeeper Liton defended a goal on the cross of Bishwanath's right side. Bashundhara Kings got the first goal after 3 minutes. Bashundhara Kings got the second goal in the 53th minute for a minor mistake of Rahmatganj’s defender Mahmudul Hasan Kiran. In the 84th minute, Egyptian defender Alauddin Nasser scored a goal in his own net to give Bashundhara Kings another goal. Defending champions Bashundhara Kings started their campaign for the Federation Cup with a 3-0 win.
The next match of the Federation Cup will be held tomorrow (Wednesday) at Bangabandhu National Stadium. The first match will be played between Saif Sporting vs North Baridhara at 3:15 pm and the second match will be played between Arambagh Sports Association vs Brothers Union at 5:45 pm