Bangladesh Football Team

Beneath the surface of local strikers’ struggles

 “I have always said that scoring a goal is the best feeling in the world,” legendary English striker Alan Shearer once said. In football, where goals decide destinies, it is a striker’s role to deliver balls to the back of the net.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Hamza Choudhury wants to play for Bangladesh

Hamza Choudhury is open to playing for Bangladesh, admitting he would be "more than proud" and "honoured" to represent the nation.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Beneath the surface of local strikers’ struggles

 “I have always said that scoring a goal is the best feeling in the world,” legendary English striker Alan Shearer once said. In football, where goals decide destinies, it is a striker’s role to deliver balls to the back of the net.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

FIFA WC trophy comes to Dhaka but will it ‘strengthen our football’?

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi Salahuddin once promised to see Bangladesh qualify for the 2022 World Cup. The promise did not age well, so to speak. However, the BFF boss would now probably be pleased to have ensured that the World Cup trophy gets to visit the country again as part of its global tour.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Bangladesh hold Indonesia to a draw after 37 years

Bangladesh national football team had a good preparation for the upcoming Asian Cup Qualifiers when a depleted side played out a goalless draw against Indonesia in a FIFA friendly in Bandung, Indonesia tonight.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

U-19s are the stuff of champions

It can be argued that a hypothetical audience who only watched the last ten minutes of the Under-19 SAFF Championships final while somehow being unaware of the score-line might have gotten the impression that Bangladesh were desperately chasing the game in search of a late equaliser.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

10 days is good enough: Day

Bangladesh football team's English coach Jamie Day might have had success with the U-23 team in the Asian Games and the AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers, but his real test with the senior team awaits in June's pre-qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Booters up against Tajikistan tomorrow

Bangladesh football team will be looking to come out with a good performance in the first-leg play-off of the Asian Cup qualifiers against hosts Tajikistan tomorrow.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Bangladesh, Nepal thru to the semis after goal-less draw

Bangladesh football team moves to the semi-final of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2016 as the Group-A champion after a goal-less draw against Nepal in the final Group-A match held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Booters salvage 1-1 draw against Malaysia XI

Bangladesh football team salvage a 1-1 draw against Felda United FC from Malaysia in a Group-A match of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2016 held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Bangladesh make winning start beating SL 4-2

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka 4-2 in the opening match of Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2016 at the Shamsul Huda Stadium in Jessore.