Abahani beat Club Eagles of Maldives 2-1 in Sylhet today in their first preliminary stage match of the AFC Cup in Sylhet to move a step closer to the AFC Cup proper.
Bangladesh Football Federation yesterday announced the dates of two FIFA friendly matches against Afghanistan on September 4 and 7 as part of the national team’s preparation for October’s World Cup pre-qualifiers against Maldives.
Bangladesh will host Afghanistan for two FIFA friendly matches in early September, confirmed Bangladesh Football Federation’s vice-president Kazi Nabil Ahmed on Monday.
The Afghanistan Football Federation today, on its verified Facebook page, published a schedule for their friendly plans for the upcoming September FIFA Window, earmarking Sylhet as the venue for the friendly against Bangladesh on September 7.
Located on the bank of the Surma River, Sylhet is one of the oldest cities in Bangladesh, having a vast historical and cultural background. Originally part of the Bengal Presidency and later Eastern Bengal and Assam; Sylhet was part of Colonial Assam between 1874 and 1947 when, following a referendum and the partition of British India, it then became part of the then East Pakistan.
Bangladesh national football team are likely to play two FIFA friendly matches against Afghanistan at home in September even though two more teams – Myanmar and Nepal – are also in Bangladesh Football Federation’s consideration.
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The first of the three-match unofficial Test between Bangladesh A and their West Indian counterparts ended in a draw at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium yesterday after rain, which played a significant role throughout the match, again came to the Afif Hossain-led side’s rescue.
Bangladesh team will conduct a short training camp in Sylhet before departing for the United Kingdom for the three-match ODI series against Ireland, informed Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) cricket operations committee chairman Jalal Yunus on Monday.