A brace from Tahura Khatun powered Bangladesh women’s football team to a convincing 3-0 win over Singapore in the first of the two FIFA friendly matches at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Friday.
Bangladesh women's football team's former head coach Golam Rabbani Choton watched from the stands as the team drew 1-1 against Nepal in their FIFA friendly fixture in Kamalapur yesterday.
BFF must answer for alleged financial irregularities, organisational failures
“I think they (BFF) intentionally didn’t send the team. We will investigate why they intentionally did it, putting our image in jeopardy,” Russel told the reporters today at his National Sports Council (NSC) office
Of late, two major reasons pushed football to suddenly become a focal point of discussion among sports lovers in Bangladesh: the national women's football team's withdrawal from the Paris Olympic women's football qualifiers after the men's team's subpar display against lowly Seychelles in two FIFA friendly matches last month.
The Bangladesh women’s football team have been injecting fresh air for years amidst all the doldrums.
It seems that culturally we are inclined, as if somewhat programmed, to do the bare minimum in providing deserving attention and a wide-scale media coverage when it comes to women’s sport in the country despite the fact that women athletes have had been giving their all, working just as hard as their male counterparts, day in day out over the years.
The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi Salahuddin yesterday urged Lee Jang-Keun, ambassador of the Korean Embassy in Bangladesh, to make room for the Bangladesh women’s football team to play matches in Korea.
The members of the Bangladesh women's football team, who ensured a maiden SAFF Women's Championship title earlier this week, were unwilling to let anything get in the way of their celebrations.