Bangladesh football

Tough challenges await girls

Bangladesh qualified for the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship proper only twice after crossing the qualification hurdle in 2016 and 2018 and the girls will hope to repeat that feat in the AFC U-17 Women’s Championship, which will serve as part of Asia’s qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Kings, Ctg Abahani cruise to Independence Cup quarters

Bashundhara Kings and Chittagong Abahani stormed into the quarterfinals of the Independence Cup, notching up wins in their respective Group B encounters at different venues yesterday.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

Tough challenges await girls

Bangladesh qualified for the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship proper only twice after crossing the qualification hurdle in 2016 and 2018 and the girls will hope to repeat that feat in the AFC U-17 Women’s Championship, which will serve as part of Asia’s qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Understanding Bangladesh’s failure to find footballers despite large population

With no proper system in place at the grassroots level, the future of football in Bangladesh looks bleak.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

It is allowance, not salary: Salahuddin

A week after the women’s football team’s SAFF Championship triumph, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) wants to have a reality check before dreaming high for the team in coming days.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

It’s time now for sports to stop seeing gender

Why do female sportspeople have to prove themselves “worthy” of the support their male counterparts can take for granted?

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Bengal Tigresses on the verge of making history

The team has advanced to the final for the second time in their history.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

U-17s aim to confirm semifinal berth

Fresh off a massive 5-1 win over hosts Sri Lanka, Bangladesh will be looking forward to booking a place in the semifinals of the SAFF U-17 Championship when they take on Maldives in their second and final group match at the Racecourse International Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Footballer quits Air Force job for national team

Striker Sumon Reza on Sunday night joined the residential training camp of the national football team after tendering his resignation from Bangladesh Air Force job.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Jibon, Shohel likely to be sidelined

Country's top striker Nabib Newaj Jibon and experienced goalkeeper Shahidul Alam Shohel are likely to be punished again for the disciplinary ground as the preliminary squad of national football team ahead of two FIFA friendlies is supposed to be disclosed today without the Abahani duo.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Cabrera eyes maiden victory

After showing a bit of competitiveness in the Asian Cup Qualifiers nine weeks ago, Bangladesh football team's coach Javier Cabrera is hoping to get a maiden win under his belt when his charges play against Cambodia and Nepal in FIFA friendly matches next month.