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Poplar Legends win Sonali Othith Masters Tournament at Mulberry Leisure Centre

PUBLISHED: 12:00 01 June 2016

Poplar Legends (blue) won the Sonali Othith Masters Tournament recently (pic: Emdad Rahman).

Poplar Legends (blue) won the Sonali Othith Masters Tournament recently (pic: Emdad Rahman).

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Sonali Othith chair Dawlath Khan Babul is already making more plans for the next big events taking place in the area

With Shadwell and CAG being notable absences in the penultimate week of games, the Sonali Othith Masters Tournament fizzled out with Poplar Legends lifting the trophy.

Poplar were given a guard of honour during the trophy and medals presentation from everyone present at Mulberry Leisure Centre.

Captain Dilawar Miah said: “It’s been a tremendous experience from start to finish and we were touched by the gesture of the guard of honour.

“What’s more important is the unity on display. The competitive nature of the games has been second to none, but we will treasure the banter, respect and the goodwill of everyone who has made this tournament such a success. We are determined to defend our crown next time round.”

Runners-up captain Hamid Yusuf, of Dawatul Islam, added: “Thank you to everyone who has made this tournament such a great spectacle.

“It was a learning experience for us and finishing three points behind a great team like Poplar is still a great achievement. We can only get better. Congratulations to Poplar on their well deserved success.”

Sonali Othith chair Dawlath Khan Babul said: “The Masters event has raised our participation and enthusiasm levels.

“It gives me pleasure to announce that forthcoming events are being planned. Big thanks to my colleagues and everyone who made this such a memorable event.”

Sonali Othith is at the forefront of promoting football for over 35’s in the community as well as inspiring a healthy lifestyle amongst its participants.

The organisation arranges weekly training, participation in tournaments such as the BFA summer league and also co-ordinates international tours - www.sonaliothith.org.


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