Atique Anam | The Daily Star
  • Atique Anam

  • A clash of contrasting styles

    Just over a month ago, Bangladesh football's new powerhouse Bashundhara Kings had stormed into the final of their maiden top-flight
  • 'No grudges' after feisty final

    Abahani's Federation Cup hero Sunday Chizoba could not celebrate the final victory over Bashundhara Kings on the field, but he said he harbours no grudges against the opposition's defender Nasir Chowdhury for a malicious challenge that led to the forward's injury towards the end of the high-octane match on Friday.
  • A quiet homecoming

    What a massive difference a month can make to the fortunes of and the perception regarding a team!
  • What's in store for the champions?

    Players of the Bangladesh under-18 women's football team spent a sleepless night on Sunday. No, they were not sleepless from any tension of playing a match the following day; instead they were sleepless from the excitement of just having clinched the title of the inaugural SAFF U-18 Women's Championship at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu. The excitement was very understandable given that most of the players of this team had gone through a heartbreak at the same venue just two months ago.
  • India's dominance or Maldives' revenge?

    Maldives' under-fire coach Petar Segrt said it would be eleven versus eleven when his team take on seven-time champions and favourites India in the final of the SAFF Suzuki Cup today.