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Sonali Othith announce Nowka Bais

    By Emdad Rahman   To celebrate the success of the Greater Sylhet Cup Sonali Othith (Golden Past) is pleased to announce a veterans Nowka Bais.   The contest will see Upazilas from the Bangladeshi region of Sylhet represented and teams will participate in an invite only basis.   In rural Bangladesh Nowka Bais events are traditional dragon boat ...

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Sporting leave it late for dramatic FA Vase victory

By Emdad Rahman   Sporting Bengal came back from a goal down to win 2-1  against Stowmarket FC in both teams FA Vase Cup tie clash at Mile End Stadium. Imrul Ghazi’s men were unlucky to go a goal down and a Braudlaugh penalty sent Stowmarket in a goal up at half time. Sporting were valiant in the second half but ...

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Osmaninagar are victors in the Greater Sylhet Cup

By Emdad Rahman The Sonali Othith Greater Sylhet Cup 2016 was once again hailed an unparalleled success as Osmaninagar emerged triumphant for the second year in a row. Due to border segregation in the region of Sylhet,holders Balagonj and Osmaninagar entered the tournament with separate teams. The knockout stages of the tournament did not disappoint as Jagannathpur, hailed by many ...

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Stepney FC are honoured guests at launch of Fans For Diversity hub at Leyton Orient

By Emdad Rahman Stepney FC were the lucky visitors to the newly opened Fans For Diversity Hub as former Dagenham & Redbridge captain and legend Anwar Uddin, Diversity Campaigns Manager at the Football Supporters Federation hosted the youngsters and parents at Leyton Orients Football League 2 game against Mansfield Town. The group were entertained by Leyton Orient Football Club in ...

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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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