Palyers of the national football squad train at BKSP yesterday in preparation for the upcoming SAFF Championships.Photo: STAR
Goalkeeper Aminul Haq sustained injury in his shoulder during the practice with the national football team at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan on Thursday.
The footballers have been preparing for the upcoming the SAFF Championship to be held in Dhaka.
Aminul, who has been out of action before the start of this season due to a surgery in his back to cure his old backpain and is now going through the healing period is expected to return to practice in a couple of days, said coach Shahidur Rahman Shantoo yesterday.
Apart from him, promising Abahani midfielder Shahedul Alam also sustained an ankle injury while Emon Babu has been suffering from knee injury and just played a Federation Cup match for Sheikh Russel KC before being picked up for the national camp.
The squad would be reduced to 25 members from 32 on the basis of their performance in the next one week, said Shantoo, who was given the charge following the termination of the contract of Brazilian coach Edson Silva Dido.
The players looked very serious at the camp to cement their places in the squad as the coach was basically working with the technical sides, which includes build-up the attack through wings as well as through the midfield, shooting, quick side-changes and defending own territory.
Meanwhile, the National Team Management Committee led by its chairman Badal Roy yesterday visited the BKSP to see the facilities provided by the BSKP and talked with the coaching staff on whether they faced any problems.