Saiful Bari Titu

‘Decision to award the title jointly was a fair one’

Following the dramatic and confusing final of the SAFF U-19 Championship Women’s Championship on Thursday night, where both Bangladesh and India were declared joint winners, India coach Shukla Dutta told Indian media that they deserved the title and were robbed.

SAFF U-19 Women's Championship / Girls aspire to emulate senior booters' recent show

Bangladesh coach believes his charges will have a home advantage playing on the bouncy artificial turf.

‘Aspiring coaches must recognise the profession’s difficulty’

AKM Maruful Haque has been involved in coaching since the second edition of the professional football league in the 2008-9 season, but the country's lone UEFA A licence coach, along with other successful coaches such as Shafiqul Islam Manik, Saiful Bari Titu, and Julfikar Mahmud Mintu, have not been involved with top-fight football for the first time in the professional era due to the influx of foreign coaches. The 54-year-old successful coach, who has 11 titles and six runners-up trophies to his name, spoke to Anisur Rahman of The Daily Star about various aspects of the country's coaches and coaching. The excerpts of the conversation are as follows:

New challenge for Titu

Experienced coach Saiful Bari Titu said he wants to continue the work done by Golam Rabbani Choton and Paul Smalley while trying to improve on certain areas after taking over as the interim coach of the Bangladesh women's football team.

Titu's accreditation uncertain for Asian Games

It has already been quite a chaotic year for the national women's team and it appears the reigning SAFF champions may not find their newly appointed head coach, Saiful Bari Titu, at the upcoming Asian Games in China.

Titu joins women's football team as head coach

Saiful Bari Titu has been appointed the head coach of the Bangladesh Women’s national football team for September's Asian Games, Women’s Wing chairman of the Bangladesh Football Federation Mahfuza Akter Kiran confirmed.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

‘Decision to award the title jointly was a fair one’

Following the dramatic and confusing final of the SAFF U-19 Championship Women’s Championship on Thursday night, where both Bangladesh and India were declared joint winners, India coach Shukla Dutta told Indian media that they deserved the title and were robbed.

February 1, 2024
February 1, 2024

Girls aspire to emulate senior booters' recent show

Bangladesh coach believes his charges will have a home advantage playing on the bouncy artificial turf.

December 9, 2023
December 9, 2023

‘Aspiring coaches must recognise the profession’s difficulty’

AKM Maruful Haque has been involved in coaching since the second edition of the professional football league in the 2008-9 season, but the country's lone UEFA A licence coach, along with other successful coaches such as Shafiqul Islam Manik, Saiful Bari Titu, and Julfikar Mahmud Mintu, have not been involved with top-fight football for the first time in the professional era due to the influx of foreign coaches. The 54-year-old successful coach, who has 11 titles and six runners-up trophies to his name, spoke to Anisur Rahman of The Daily Star about various aspects of the country's coaches and coaching. The excerpts of the conversation are as follows:

August 2, 2023
August 2, 2023

New challenge for Titu

Experienced coach Saiful Bari Titu said he wants to continue the work done by Golam Rabbani Choton and Paul Smalley while trying to improve on certain areas after taking over as the interim coach of the Bangladesh women's football team.

July 25, 2023
July 25, 2023

Titu's accreditation uncertain for Asian Games

It has already been quite a chaotic year for the national women's team and it appears the reigning SAFF champions may not find their newly appointed head coach, Saiful Bari Titu, at the upcoming Asian Games in China.

July 19, 2023
July 19, 2023

Titu joins women's football team as head coach

Saiful Bari Titu has been appointed the head coach of the Bangladesh Women’s national football team for September's Asian Games, Women’s Wing chairman of the Bangladesh Football Federation Mahfuza Akter Kiran confirmed.

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