Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • ‘Most of the athletes are now more interested in cricket and football’

    Despite the fact that athletics in Bangladesh has a storied past, the only time athletes are seen in the spotlight these days is when the National Athletics Championships roll around each year. Although there are numerous athletes in Bangladesh contesting various
  • Lemos still proud of Abahani

    Portuguese coach Mario Lemos is still proud of Abahani although they failed to make it to the AFC Cup inter-zone final play-off following an 5-4 defeat on aggregate at the hands of North Korea’s April 25 SC.
  • ‘Bangladesh are on the way up’

    The Daily Star (TDS): How do you evaluate Abahani’s thrilling win over North Korea’s April 25 SC? Sohel Rana (SR): It is not only Abahani’s win but a victory for Bangladesh football. Winning against April 25 is a positive but it was not
  • Can new-found confidence drive Jibon further?

    I always had faith in my own quality, but I didn’t get much match-time to prove myself in previous seasons. This time, Abahani coach Mario Lemos, who knows me since the time he worked with the national team, put faith in me. He gave me
  • Quality foreigners make BPL competitive

    The nearly 11-month-long football season came to an end on Saturday through the completion of the Bangladesh Premier League,