Safwan Sobhan takes charge of Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi club

Safwan Sobhan, vice chairman of Bashundhara Group, leading conglomerate of the country, has taken the charge of the traditional Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club on Wednesday after been selected as the president of the club.The outgoing president Manjur Kader Chowdhury handed over the charges of the club to the newly elected president Safwan Sobhan on Wednesday noon during the “Annual General Meeting” (AGM) of the club.

Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, Managing Director Sayem Sobhan among others were present at the annual general meeting. Officials from both Bashundhara group and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi club also attended the programme.

The new president Safwan Sobhan thanked the newly elected executive committee and vowed to take all necessary measures to make Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club stronger and more dynamic team.Expressing deep optimism, outgoing president Manjur Kader, in his speech, said the club will do batter under custody of the Bashundhara Group.

Sayem Sobhan, Managing Director of Bashundhara Group, told that this time the competition between two brothers. “We are brothers as like Sheikh jamal and Sheikh Russel, now the game will be electrified,” he added.

Wishing a bright future of country’s sport arena, Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, in his concluding speech, said, “In my student life, I came to Sheikh Jamal’s accompany. My elder brother Abdus Sadek was the first captain of Abahani Limited. My father was all-India Swimming Champion and I also played for East Pakistan Hockey Team. Apart from Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and Sheikh Russel Krirachakra, Bashundhara Group will work for the improvement of the football across the country.”

The other members of the newly elected executive committee are— Nazib Ahmed, Osman Gani Talukdar, Mahbubur Rahman, Md. Waqil Uddin, Ahbullah Al Zahir Swapon, Iqbal Khokon, Firoz Alam, Sumon Chowdhury, Enayetur Rahman and Rana Shafiullah.