Sabbir Khan made CEO of BPGA

Sabbir Khan Shafin is appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Bangladesh Professional Golfers’ Association (BPGA) Recently .

The newly elected Executive Committee of BPGA hold their first meeting recently and unanimously decided to appoint Mr. Sabbir Khan Shafin as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) considering his sports background in professional level, administrative and organizing experience and expertise. Mr. Sabbir was the COO from September 2022 to February 2023 but stepped down due to personal reasons. Mr. Sabbir served Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as Cricket Operations Manager with the responsibility of managing
Bangladesh National Cricket team and “A” team. He served BCB for 12 years in various capacities in Tournament committee, Game Development and Cricket Operations. Additionally, he was the Bangladesh National Team’s Operations Manager in more than 30 International series including four ICC Events (World Cup, T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy).

Worth to mention that Mr. Sabbir is a former national cricketer and was the captain of Bangladesh Under 19 Cricket Team. He participated in First Class Cricket and highest level of domestic cricket from 1997 to 2007.

Forty-six years old Sabbir is a golf enthusiastic and member of Ghatail and Bogra Golf Club since 2016. He is very keen and a regular amateur golfer in AGC and KGC.

Major General Mashud Razzaq (Retd.), President of BPGA, said, “Appointing Sabbir Khan Shafin is our first step out for BPGA to roam globally in golf, if Allah willing”.

Sabbir is also very excited about returning to BPGA in new capacity, said: “I would like to thank the newly elected EC, BPGA to keep faith on me and appoint me here to serve this sports development. I will try to go beyond my capacity to raise the bar and set new standard of Professional Golf in Bangladesh. There is nothing more to be proud of to dedicate oneself to a profession where have the opportunity to raise country’s flag high by sports”.


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