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Community out in force for Jagannathpur FC kit launch

By Emdad Rahman A packed Micro Business Centre in Brick Lane enjoyed a dinner function as Jagannathpur FC launched their new kit ahead of the Sonali Othith Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup 2016. The event also saw the management committee and volunteers being introduced. Akik Miah, Club Secretary and 2016 sponsor, co-ordinated the event. He said, “This year we have had a ...

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Moulvibazar and Sylhet Sadar come out even

  Emdad Rahman In their last friendly Sylhet Sadar drew 1-1 with Moulvibazar  at Manley Green. Sylhet started the game better and just as Moulvibazar settled Sylhet hit them on the counter attack to go 1-0 up. Nurul Hoque rang the changes in these kind half and his tactical acumen paid dividends as subs Ash and Shalik teamed up for fellow ...

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Camber Sands: three men die after being pulled from the sea

Three men have died after getting into trouble in the sea off Camber Sands on one of the hottest days of the year. Emergency teams were called to reports of the trio needing urgent medical aid at Camber Sands, near Rye, East Sussex, at about 2.15pm, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said. A Sussex Police spokesman said: “The three ...

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India investigates damage caused by French submarine data leak

India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defense ministry said on Wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities. The leak, which was first reported in The Australian newspaper, contains more than 22,000 pages outlining the secret capabilities of six submarines that French ...

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Balagonj beat Jagannathpur in final warm up game

By Emdad Rahman   A superb brace from Shamim Ali ensured a final warm up game win for Balagonj. It was both teams final friendlies ahead of Sunday’s eagerly anticipated Sonali Othith Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup at Mabley Green. Balagonj along with Osmaninagar are joint holders of the Greater Sylhet Cup and had makeshift goalkeeper Russell Choudhury taking his place between the ...

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Bishwanath silence champions

  By Emdad Rahman Football is a game of surprises and Bishwanath pulled off one of the shock results of the Greater Sylhet Cup friendlies as Dawlath Khan Babul’s men beat holders Osmani Nagar 1-0 at Mabley Green. Despite the obvious star quality within the Osmani Nagar team it was Bishwanath who were hungrier and more determined to make their ...

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Brick Lane ‘Gutt’ hosts football reunion party

By Emdad Rahman An afternoon of nostalgic football was on the menu as players from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s reunited at the iconic ‘Brick Lane Gutt’ to play a friendly football tournament. The football social gathering saw PYO, Stars of East End, YMO and Shapla face off in a round robin tournament which was very well attended by the ...

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Scintilla are crowned National Cricket League Division 2 champions!

    By Emdad Rahman   On a day of drama Scintilla CC added another fairytale chapter to their history to be crowned champions of the National Cricket League (NCL) Division 2.   The Barking & Dagenham outfit faced relegation threatened London Tigers 2 at Hackney Marshes with both teams going all out for a must win victory.   Scintilla ...

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Scintilla beat Barking to reach T20 semis

  By Emdad Rahman Scintilla took the honours in the Barking & Dagenham Derby as Ayaz Karim’s men defeated Barking CC to progress to the last four of the Essex County Cricket League T20 Cup. Scintilla won the toss and elected to bat first. Ashraful Islam scored 77 before being caught by Sagar Seth from a ball by Lakash Vachani. ...

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