Emdad Rahman: Friends FC have won the annual Sonali Othith Indoor Masters Cup for 2017.
The 6 team tournament for over 40's was played at the Mulberry Leisure Centre over 5 weeks and included Shadwell, Poplar, Shagor, Brothers and Weavers.
Friends beat off stiff competition from Shadwell and 2016 champions Poplar to win comfortably by six points.
Jamal Uddin, Chairman of Sonali Othith said, "Its been a really entertaining six weeks of action with lots of memorable action. Congratulations to Friends FC who finish as deserved champions."
Friends captain Kamal Chowdhury added, "We played plenty of good football throughout and on the balance of overall play and goals scored I would certainly say we were the best team and fully deserve the title for 2017. Well done to all who played and I'm looking forward to next year."
FRIENDS FC SQUAD:
Luthfur Rahman - Makbul Hussain - Jamil Ahmed - Masum Ahmed - Nasim Ahmed - Akbal Ahmed - Muzakir Miah - Abdul Mahid - Nazmul Hoque - Kamal Chowdhury (Captain)