Rajshahi district triumphed an easy victory against Khulna by 32-13 on the inaugural match of EXIM Bank national men’s handball competition at Paltan Handball stadium.
In another match on the same day on November 6, Kushtia upsets Magura district with a miserable defeat by 30-02, at the same field.
Meanwhile, Dhaka University defeated Dinajpur district by 25-17 and Natore district won by 12-10 scores with Chandpur district.
At the other venue, Shahid Sohrawardi National Indoor stadium, Mymensingh defeated Satkhira district by 26-07 goals, Chapainawabganj defeated Dhaka district by 29-24 goals and Bandarban won a tight match with Jessore district by 25-24 goals.
EXIM Bank’s chairman Nazrul Islam Mazumder inaugurated the tournament, being the chief guest.