Atique Anam

March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022

The harsh realities for referees

Incident 1: Police vs Bashundhara Kings, Independence Cup semifinal, BSSMKS, Dec 14, 2021.

February 26, 2022
February 26, 2022

Could shooting be the guiding light again?

The reason for this premonition is simple: there will be no shooting event in Birmingham, the first time the discipline has been dropped from the roster of the multisport event for the Commonwealth...

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

Bashundhara Kings Arena set for historic debut

The Bashundhara Kings Arena is set to become the first privately-owned football ground to host a match of the Bangladesh Premier League, the top-tier professional football of the country.

January 15, 2022
January 15, 2022

A new beginning or another year wasted?

As Bangladesh national football team braces for a new beginning under new coach Javier Cabrera with optimism that things will finally take a positive turn after a year of turmoil, experimentation...

December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021

Fed Cup fiasco brings to fore myriad conflicts of interest

The Federation Cup descended into farce on Friday after the defending champions Bashundhara Kings declined to participate, explaining their position to the game’s local governing body 24 hours...

December 13, 2021
December 13, 2021

‘Competing at top level requires top level training’

Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman has returned to the country from his five-month stay in the USA with the realisation that playing in the top-level golf competitions requires top level...

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

Unprofessional and desperate

Unprofessional and desperate is how football pundits are reacting to Bangladesh Football Federation’s (BFF) decision to replace national team’s head coach Jamie Day with Bashundhara Kings coach...

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Time for a tactical shift?

As Bangladesh woke up to the news that they were allowed qualification for the final round of the Asian Cup qualifiers, despite not meeting the previously-thought criteria following a fifth-place...

March 7, 2021
March 7, 2021

March window solved, what about May?

On Friday night, the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) issued a press release saying it will organise a tri-nation tournament involving Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan Olympic team and the host country....

February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021

AFC can’t bow down to Afghan pressure

The governing body of Asian football, AFC, on Thursday issued a statement following discussions with its member associations, saying that a majority of the remaining World Cup/Asian Cup qualifying...