The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced a cash reward of Tk 50 lakh for the National Women's Football Team that on Monday became champions in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women's Championship for the first time.
The BCB announced it through a press release.
BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon lauded the success of the women footballers and was quoted in the press release saying: "The women's football team has made the whole nation proud with its exceptional performance and historic achievement.
"As a mark of our appreciation and support for their effort, I am declaring Tk 50 lakh for the entire team on behalf of the BCB.
"I have no doubts that the SAFF triumph will greatly inspire sportsmen and women around the country and sports teams to strive for international glory in respective disciplines."