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Golden veterans roll back the years at Sonali Othith football night

PUBLISHED: 12:00 25 June 2019

Sonali Othith face the camera (Pic: Emdad Rahman)

Sonali Othith face the camera (Pic: Emdad Rahman)

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A four team football extravaganza at Stepney Green AstroTurf saw a mixture of older generation footballers lock horns on the football field.

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Teams in attendance included Sunamganj, Sylhet District, Tower Hamlets and Sonali Othith managed by Fawwad Ahmed Khan.

The social gathering included a warm up session, small games, warm down and a meal at the end.

Sonali Othith Chairman Jamal Uddin said: "This is another great initiative by our organisation with fun and inclusive activities designed to engage a certain age group of which many become inactive due to an inability to compete with younger generations.

"We have a competitive edge throughout and not only is this a great physical workout but works wonders for mental health and wellbeing."

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