The Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association (BSJA) awards for the years 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 will be given at a formal ceremony on February 28 at the NSC Tower.
BSJA president Manzurul Haque disclosed this at a press conference at its office yesterday. BSJA general secretary Syed M Mamoon and Square Toiletries' Head of Marketing Malik Mohammad Sayeed also spoke on the occasion. Square Toiletries will sponsor the BSJA/Kool award ceremony.
Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Abul Kalam Azad will distribute prizes as chief guest. State Minister for Youth and Sports M Ahad Ali Sarker and Anjan Chowdhury, Managing Director of Square Toiletries, will be present as special guests.
Shooter Asif Hossain Khan, footballer Rajani Kanta Barman, cricketer Mohammad Ashraful, cricketer Habibul Bashar, swimmer Shahjahan Ali Rony, cricketer Mohammad Ashraful and cricketer Shakib Al Hasan have been nominated sportsman of the year 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 respectively.