Asia Rugby is delighted to announce that Mahfizul Islam will as from the 1st January 2021, join Asia Rugby in the position of Development Consultant for the Region of South Asia.
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Working together with the Asia Rugby Development team, Mahfizul Islam will support development in South Asian Unions which include: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, as well as supporting the expansion of rugby in the sub-region.
Previously, Mahfizul Islam was the CEO of Bangladesh Rugby and during his tenure, he supported the exponential growth of the game across Bangladesh.
Mahfizul is a World Rugby Educator and has already been active in supporting online courses across Asia.
Mahfizul said: “It would be my pleasure working to support all the unions in South Asia. I love to work with SMART goals, which will be KPI based.”
Mousum Ali, General Secretary of Bangladesh Rugby said: “We are proud of him. We believe his presence in the sub-regional will help Rugby to grow in Quantity and Quality.”
CEO of Asia Rugby, Johny Stavrinou added, ‘we are pleased to have Mahfizul on-board. His appointment lies solidly within the Asia Rugby Strategic Plan that focuses on growth within the 5 sub-regions of Asia Rugby.’
Vela Tan Asia Rugby Vice President and Chairperson of the Development Committee added “As the Chairman of the Development Committee, I would like to congratulate and welcome Mr Mahfizul Islam as a development consultant for South Asia. His good work as CEO of Bangladesh RF is a testament. We look forward to his support and assistance to the South Asia Regions Unions. “