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BFF promises to keep football rolling in lower divisions

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President of Bangladesh Football Federation Kazi Salahuddin addressing a press conference at the Dhaka Metropolis Football League Committee office room in the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday.

By BSS, Dhaka
10th-Jan-2017       
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The football authority of this country Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) announced that it would keep football rolling in the lower divisions.
This was declared to the Sports scribes on Monday when Dhaka Metropolis Football League Committee (DMFLC) signed a four-year deal with Saif Powertec Limited to run First, Second and Third Division Football Leagues in Dhaka.
In last eight years, the DMFLC hardly can take any credit of smooth organizing and regular arranging the First, Second and Third Division Football Leagues but with the advent of this new year, DMFLC headed by Harunur Rashid announced new hope in the sagging football arena to promise to hold all three leagues in a single calendar year to produce players for the top-level competitions.
BFF showed their inclination by helping DMFLC to renovate their office with a promise to bring a new look. BFF president Kazi Salahuddin inaugurated the new DMFLC office at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday.
Kazi Salahuddin admitted these lower division leagues were neglected but since Saif Power is ready to sponser these leagues program for the next 4 years, he assured them BFF would help DMFLC to run these smoothly.
BFF boss asked the football organizers to work hard and not to allow anyone to break the discipline. He urged them to follow the bye-laws with all sincerity and none will be spared if they don't go by the rules.
DMFLC chairman Harunur Rashid admitted, " I had been with the DMFLC since its start and after 37-38 years, I have been given the same duty again and I want to ensure you that the clubs playing the different leagues under this committee will provide new players for the national team and the club teams of Bangladesh Premier League and Bangladesh Championship League."
Sponsor Saif Powertec Limited managing director Torafder Ruhul Amin said that he would provide the actual expenditure to the Metropolis Football League Committee to spend behind three leagues. He, however, warned that they would withdraw their sponsorship if they get any irregularities such as violation of by-laws and allegation of playing fixed matches.

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