'BFF Elite Football Academy' has started its activities from 11 August at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium with 51 selected players of U-15 across the country on the initiative of Bangladesh Football Federation. The inaugural ceremony of the academy was held at 12:00pm today at Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur.
Hon'ble State Minister for Youth and Sports of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Md.Zahid Ahsan Russel, MP was present as the Chief Guest at the inaugural function. Also present were Honorable President of BFF Kazi Md. Salah Uddin, Secretary (Additional Secretary) of National Sports Council Masud Karim, Vice President of BFF Executive Committee and Chairman of BFF Development Committee Md. Ataur Rahman Bhuiyan (Manik), Vice President of BFF Mohiuddin Mohi, FIFA Council Member and BFF and FC Member Mahfuza Akter Kiron, Director (Sports) of National Sports Council Md. Shah Alam Sardar, Director (Planning and Development) Muhammad Sarwar Jahan, Director (Finance) Tohidur Rahman Khan, BFF Member and Media Committee Chairman Zakir Hossain Chowdhury, BFF Member Md. Nurul Islam (Nuru), Member Md. Amer Khan, Mohidur Rahman Miraj and BFF General Secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag and other members of BFF. Also present were senior officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the National Sports Council.