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  • Bangladesh defeated handsomely in semis

    Bangladesh were handed a heavy 4-0 defeat by four-time champions India in the semifinal of the SAFF Women’s Championship at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • Chinese media slates Cannavaro

    Fabio Cannavaro's first task as China coach may be to win over a sceptical public after his appointment was met with criticism and even anger.

  • Casillas plans to play until 40 at Porto

    Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas wants to end his career at Porto and continue playing until he's 40, he told Spanish television.

  • BFCA demands participation money

    The Bangladesh Football Clubs Association (BFCA) yesterday threatened they might ask clubs under its banner not to participate in the second leg of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and the Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) if the clubs are not paid participation money in full.

  • Loew gambles on youth

    Germany coach Joachim Loew hopes to prove his critics wrong and open 2019 with a win when his new-look team host Serbia in a friendly in Wolfsburg on Wednesday.

  • Kiron gets bail

    A Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to Bangladesh Football Federation's women's wing chairperson and FIFA Council member Mahfuza Akter Kiron in a defamation case lodged against her recently.

  • Inspiration from little things

    Ngangom Bala Devi and Yumnam Kamala Devi are two strikers on India's women's national football team who command respect when spoken of by their Bangladeshi counterparts.

  • History between women and final

    History between women and final

    Bangladesh will need to make a small piece of history in the SAFF Women's Championship if they are to ensure back-to-back final berths when they take on four-time champions India in the semifinal at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • U-23s draw 1-1 against Al-Arabi

    The Bangladesh under-23 football team wrapped up their eight-day training camp in Doha with a 1-1 draw against the under-23 team of Qatar Stars League outfit Al Arabi SC yesterday.

  • FIFA Qatar 2022 plan would 'exacerbate' Gulf tensions

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino's plan to expand the Qatar World Cup to 48 teams and increase the number of host countries risks worsening existing Gulf diplomatic tensions, claim analysts.