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Published:
2023-03-22 03:50:43 BdST

Tournaments to produce World Cup football players: PM


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the players who will play the World Cup Football for Bangladesh in future will be coming out from school and other tournaments.

"Bangladesh will play the World Cup Football in future and the payers will be coming out from the tournaments," she said.

She was addressing the prize distribution ceremony of Bangabandhu Gold Cup Primary School Football Tournament-2022 and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Gold Cup Primary School Football Tournament-2022 held at the Army Stadium here in the capital.

The Prime Minister asked all concerned to hold more sports competitions such as the inter-school, inter-upazila and inter-district, inter-college and inter-university competitions across the country that help finding out the real talents.

Apart from sports, she said, all should put emphasis on cultural practices, reading books of stories, history, science and technology alongside the textbooks to groom the primary school students as worthy citizens.

The Prime Minister asked the students to be attentive to studies to groom yourselves as worthy ones, saying: "You are the main strength for Bangladesh."

"The sports is the means of physical exercise. Sports brings mental strength and makes the mind further liberal... Alongside sports, you will have to pay attention to studies as well. You will have to prepare yourselves as the worthy citizens of an independent country," she said.

The premier said, "You all will have to prepare yourselves with human qualities."

 

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