The third inter-university badminton tournament titled ‘East-West University Winter Smash-2018’ sponsored by KRAKO, a snacks brand of PRAN Foods Limited, will kick off on Friday (Feb 16), said a press release.
Forty public and private universities will participate in the four-day long badminton championship to be held on East West University (EWU) campus in Dhaka. Badminton Federation of Bangladesh will support the tournament with their logistics. KRAKO briefed the media about the tournament at a press conference held at PRAN-RFL Center on Tuesday (Feb 13).
Mostak Ahmed, Deputy Brand Manager of PRAN Foods Limited said, “We have been involved with the tournament for the third time to make badminton more popular in Bangladesh. The main aim of KRAKO is to work with country’s young generation and help them flourishing their talents.”
ASM Ashif, Assistant Professor at East West University & moderator of the university’s sports club, said, ‘‘The EWU Winter Smash is the biggest inter university badminton tournament in the country. This year 120 team will participate in six categories. ”
Professor Dr. M.M Shahidul Hassan, Vice-Chancellor of East West University will inaugurate the tournament.
Azim Hossain, Head of Digital Media of PRAN-RFL Group, Ismail Hossain, Assistant Brand Manager of PRAN Foods Ltd and Ayaz Al Amin, Referee of Bangladesh Badminton Federation, among others were present in the press conference, the release added.