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Mooy completes permanent move to Brighton

London (AP/UNB) — Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy completed a permanent transfer to Brighton from second-tier team Huddersfield on Friday after impressing during a loan spell this season. Mooy has played 17 games for Brighton, scoring two goals, after leaving Huddersfield following its relegation from the Premier League last season. “His understandable preference is to play in the Premier League, and ... Read More »

BB Gold Cup: Burundi reach final routing Bangladesh 3-0

Dhaka – A brilliant hat-trick from forward Nshimirimana Jospin sent Burundi in the final of the ongoing six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament as they routed hosts Bangladesh by 3-0 goals in the second semifinal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday. Burundi will play against Palestine in the final match on January 25 at 4 pm at ... Read More »

Bangladesh meet Burundi in semifinal Thursday eying victory

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh will face upper-ranked Burundi in the tough 2nd semifinal of the six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup on Thursday eyeing a win. The match will kick off at 5pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here. The hosts reached the semifinals as the Group A runners-up with one win and one defeat. They started their campaign conceding 0-2 goals ... Read More »

Palestine edge past Seychelles to reach final

Dhaka – A late-strike from forward Layth Kharoub helped Palestine edge past lowly East African nation Seychelles 1-0 in the first semifinal match of the Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) here on Wednesday. Forward Kharoub luckily netted the match-winner with a right-footer shot inside the box from a pass by midfielder Mahmoud Abuwarda ... Read More »

Palestine to play Seychelles in first semifinal on Wednesday

Dhaka – Defending champions Palestine will play lowly Seychelles in the first semifinal of the six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament on Wednesday. The match will kick-off at 5 pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here. Hosts Bangladesh will play Burundi in the 2nd semifinal on Thursday at the same time and same venue. Palestine emerged Group A champions ... Read More »

Seven-team Women’s Football League begins on January 31

Dhaka – The 3rd edition of the seven-team Women’s Football League will begin on January 31 at the Bir Shrestho Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur after a break of seven years. Seven participating teams are — Bashundhara Kings, Anwara Sporting Club, Nasrin Sporting Club, Kacharipara Ekadash, FC Uttarbanga, Comilla United, Shopnochura & Akkelpur Football Academy. The BFF ... Read More »

President of Burundi, SL Football Federations visit BFF office

Dhaka- Presidents of the Burundi and Sri Lankan football federations made a courtesy visit to Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) office in Motijheel Sunday on invitation from BFF. President of  Burundi Football Federation Reverien Ndikuriyo and the president of Sri Lankan Fooball Federation Anura De Silva met with the President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Kazi Md Salahuddin at the BFF ... Read More »

BFF sign 3-year MoU with AIUB for developing booters’ educational skills

Dhaka – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the country’s prominent private university American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) for developing booters’ educational skills. Under the three years contracts, the AIUB will provide all educational facilities for both the male and female footballers in the senior and age-level teams. BFF President Kazi Md Salahuddin and ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Palestine in opener on Jan 15

Dhaka  – Hosts Bangladesh will play defending champions Palestine in the opening match of the six-nation Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament on January 15 at 5:pm at the country’s premier sports venue—Bangabandhu National Stadium here. The 6th edition of the eleven-day Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football, being jointly organised by Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and K-SPORTS, scheduled for January 15-25. ... Read More »

National football captain Jamal Bhuiyan tied the knot

Dhaka – Jamal Bhuiyan, the captain of Bangladesh National Football team and the skipper of the Premier Division Football Club Saif Sporting Club got married in Denmark recently. He tied the knot in the Danish capital Copenhagen at the Golden Palace CPH, a venue for wedding ceremonies. Saif Sporting Club Limited congratulated Jamal in its official Facebook page and shared ... Read More »

BFF accords reception to Harun-ur- Rashid

Dhaka – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) accorded a warm reception to its executive committee member Harun-ur-Rashid after being elected as Youth and Sports Secretary of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League for second term. Harun-ur-Rashid is also acted as the chairman of Dhaka Metropolis Football League Committee (DMFLC). BFF member and Pioneer Football League Committee Chairman Shawkat Ali Khan Jahangir and ... Read More »

Bashundhara Kings emerge as new champions

Dhaka – Star-studded Bashundhara Kings emerged as the new champions in the Federation Cup Football Tournament, the season’s curtain raiser soccer meet, beating first-time finalist Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society 2-1 goals in the final of the TVS 31st Federation Cup  2019 in front of a capacity crowd at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Sunday. Bashundhara Kings emerged as the ... Read More »

Roll of Honor of Federation Cup Football

Dhaka – Roll of Honour of the Federation Cup Football Tournament that concluded on Sunday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here with Bashundhara Kings emerging as new champions: Roll of Honor of Federation Cup Football Years Champions –   Runners-up 1980 Dhaka Mohammedan – Brothers Union 1981 Dhaka Mohammedan – Dhaka Abahani Ltd 1982 Dhaka Abahani Ltd –   Dhaka Mohammedan ... Read More »

Labuschagne double ton lifts Australia to 454 all out vs NZ

Sydney (AP/UNB) — Marnus Labuschagne’s stellar summer reached a new peak with his maiden double century as Australia was bowled out for 454 on the second day of the third test against New Zealand at Sydney Cricket Ground. Labuschagne scored 215 off 363 balls, with 19 boundaries and a six, before his epic innings was ended caught and bowled by ... Read More »

Bangladesh put in Group A with Palestine, Sri Lanka

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh have been placed in tough Group A of the six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament along with event’s top seed and defending champions Palestine and Sri Lanka. Three African nations — Burundi, Mauritius and Seychelles – are in Group B of the country’s prestigious 11-day international soccer meet beginning on January 15 at the premier ... Read More »

Fed Cup: Kings face Rahmatganj in final Sunday for maiden title

Dhaka – Bashundhara Kings will play Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society in the final of the TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament’2020, both keeping the birds eyes on the maiden title. The final match will kick-off at 4 pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here. Star-studded Bashundhara Kings reached final eliminating newcomer Bangladesh Police Football Club by 3-0 goals in the ... Read More »

Argentina defender Insua completes Galaxy move

Los Angeles (Xinhua/UNB) — Argentina international defender Emiliano Insua has joined the Los Angeles Galaxy on a free transfer from Germany’s Stuttgart, the U.S. Major League Soccer club said on Thursday. The 30-year-old left-back will be added to the Galaxy squad pending the approval of his international transfer certificate and U.S. visa, according to a club statement. “Emiliano is an ... Read More »

Fed Cup: Kings reach final eliminating Police 3-0

Dhaka –  Bashundhara Kings reached the final of the ongoing TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament eliminating newcomers Bangladesh Police Football Club by 3-0 goals in the second semifinal match at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday. Kings will now play the final on Sunday against Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society which reached the final for the first time beating ten-time Fed ... Read More »

Rahmatganj MFS emerge as new finalist eliminating Mohammedan SC

Dhaka -The giant-killer Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society emerged as the new finalists in the Federation Cup Football Tournament eliminating traditional Dhaka Mohammedan SC by 1-0 goal in the first semi-final of the 31st edition of the meet at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday. Earlier, the old Dhaka outfit Rahmantganj smartly booked a seat for the semifinal shocking eleven-time champions ... Read More »

Kings to play Police in 2ndsemifinal on Friday

Dhaka – The Bangladesh Premier League Champions and Federation Cup Runners-up Bashundhara Kings will play new comers Bangladesh Police Football Club in the 2nd semifinal of the ongoing TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament eyeing on their maiden title. The match will kick-off at 4pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here. The winners of the 2nd semifinal between Kings and ... Read More »

BD Police reach semifinal eliminating Saif SC by 3-1 goals

Dhaka – New comers Bangladesh Police Football Club reached the semifinal of the TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament eliminating formidable Saif Sporting Club Limited by 3-1 goals in the 3rd quarterfinal match at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Tuesday. Bangladesh Police, the runners-up of the Group A, reached the semis in their first appearance in the season’s curtain raiser ... Read More »

Diego Maradona to visit Dhaka during ‘Mujib Borsho’: BFF

Dhaka – The living legend of the world football and World Cup-winning Argentine captain, Diego Maradona, will visit Dhaka during the ‘Mujib Borsho’ marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “We’ve discussed this with his [Maradona’s] agent and his agent gave us a positive response, but he hasn’t confirmed the date yet,” BFF President ... Read More »

Rahmatganj MFS reach semifinal at coffin of Dhaka Abahani

Dhaka – Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society emerged as giant killer to reach the semifinal of the ongoing  TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament at the coffin of defending champions Dhaka Abahani Limited beating them by 4-3 goals in the tie-breaker at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Monday. The nail-biting first quarterfinal match between the two teams was locked in ... Read More »

Dhaka Mohammedan reach semifinal eliminating Ctg Abahani

Dhaka – Dhaka Mohammedan Limited reached semifinal of the ongoing TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament eliminating Chattogram Abahani Limited by 2-0 goals in the second quarterfinal at the floodlit Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Monday. Midfielder Sahed Hossain and Malian forward Souleymane Diabate netted one goal each for the traditional black and white Dhaka Mohammedan. Dhaka Mohammedan will play ... Read More »

K-SPORTS to sponsor Bangabandhu Gold Cup

Dhaka – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Sunday inked a deal with K-SPORTS, a leading sports marketing company of the country centering the upcoming Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament 2020. The tournament is scheduled to be held from January 15 to 25 at Bangabandhu National Stadium here. The contract signing ceremony was held at BFF house in Motijheel. BFF ... Read More »

Royals continue winning-streak in BBPL

Dhaka — Rajshahi Royals continued their winning-streak in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) as they beat Cumilla Warriors by 15 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday. It was Royal’s fifth win in six matches. They need four more points to ensure a playoff berth. Warriors, on the other hand, suffered their fifth defeat in the league. ... Read More »

Dhaka Mohammedan beat Uttar Baridhara 1-0

Dhaka – Ten times Federation Cup champions Dhaka Mohammedan Limited beat newcomers Uttar Baridhara Sporting Club by 1-0 goal in their last Group D match of the ongoing TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament at Bangabanshu National Stadium here on Saturday. Malian forward Souleymane Diabate netted the lone goal for the traditional black and white team. With the feat, Dhaka ... Read More »

Muktijoddha reach quarterfinals after draw with Sk Russel

Dhaka – Muktijoddha Sangsad KC  reached quarterfinals of the ongoing TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament after playing 1-1 draw with Sheikh Russel  Krira Chakra Limited in their last Group D match at the floodlit Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Saturday. Muktijoddha, Sheikh Russel and Dhaka Mohammedan secured five points each but Sheikh Russel eliminated from the meet due to ... Read More »