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Two Egyptian hockey players to play for Mariners

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Two Egyptian national hockey players have been in the city to play for the league champions Dhaka Mariner Youngs' Club in the ongoing Green Delta Insurance Metropolis Premier Division Hockey League.

Two Egyptian midfielders -- Ashraf Said Ahmed Mohamad Gomaa and Ahmed Mohsen Elsayed Badawi -- played more than 50 matches for the national team in the last seven years.

They will be the first Egyptian players to play in the Bangladesh domestic hockey league. Two German players are expected to be here on May 18 to join Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club, which already recruited players from Malaysia and India for the ongoing league.

-UNB

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