The Bangladesh table tennis team are due to depart for Qatar today to participate in the 25th ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championship to be held at the Lusail Sports Arena in Doha from September 28 to October 5.
The Bangladesh team is made up of four men – Mutahsin Ahmed Ridoy, Ramhim Lian Bawm, Rifat Mahmud Sabbir, Mufradul Khair Hamza – and three women – Sadia Rahman Mou, Sonam Sultana Shoma, Nowrin Sultana Mahi – players and manager-coach Hasan Zaheer Mukul.
Players from 29 Asian nations will compete in the men’s division while players from 20 countries in the continental competition.
Stag International, a renowned sports brand, which became the official sponsor of BTTF for four years after signing an agreement on September 23, provided the national team jersey, including all clothing – tracksuit, t- shirt, shorts, towels, pair of socks and pencil cases.
Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation vice-president Khandakar Hasan Munir revealed details after the jersey unveiling ceremony held at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad indoor stadium in Paltan, Paltan town on Saturday.
Ahmed Firoz Kabir, MP, unveiled the jersey during the ceremony as the guest of honor.