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Bulgaria arrests 6 soccer fans following racist acts

Sofia, Oct 16 (AP/UNB) — Bulgarian police arrested six soccer fans Wednesday and identified 15 people linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England. Bulgarian fans also directed monkey noises at England’s black players during the match, which was halted twice in an effort to stop the racist abuse. England won the ... Read More »

Chattogram Abahani to play TC Sports of Maldives in opener

Dhaka – Hosts Chattogram Abahani Limited will play defending champions TC Sports Club of the Maldives in the opening match of the eight-team Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament beginning on Saturday (Oct 19) at the MA Aziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram. The match will kick-off at 7 pm. On the following day (Sunday), Kolkata Mohun ... Read More »

India edge Bangladesh on penalties to lift trophy

Dhaka- Bangladesh came away with a point from their third group match of the Joint Qualification Round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against India in Kolkata Tuesday, but will rue the opportunity they missed to bag the full 3 points, having had their hosts on the backfoot for almost the full 90 minutes. In ... Read More »

Bangladesh share point with India after 1-1 draw

Dhaka – Bangladesh came away with a point from their third group match of the Joint Qualification Round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against India in Kolkata Tuesday, but will rue the opportunity they missed to bag the full 3 points, having had their hosts on the backfoot for almost the full 90 minutes. ... Read More »

U-19 football: Bangladesh to play Kuwait Monday

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-19 Men’s Football team will play against Kuwait U-19 Football team in their second and last match of the U-19 Three Nations Cup’2019 on Monday at the Aspire Academy Pitch 1 in Doha of Qatar.The match will kick-off at 10 pm (BdST). Earlier, Bangladesh team conceded a 0-2 goals defeat against hosts Qatar U-19 Football team at ... Read More »

SAFF U-15 Women’s: Bangladesh to play India on Sunday

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-15 women’s football team will play against India U-15 women’s football team in their last group match of the 3rd edition of SAFF U−15 Women’s Championship’2019 on Sunday. The match will kick-off at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu of Bhutan at 3 pm (BdST).In the day’s another match, hosts Bhutan will play against Nepal at the same ... Read More »

Bangladesh team reach Kolkata Friday afternoon

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Football team reached the capital of India’s West Bengal state Kolkata on Friday afternoon (4 pm) to play their away match of the joint Qualification (Round-1) for FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against Indian National Football team. The match will be held on October 15 at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. The ... Read More »

Bashundhara Kings, Dhaka Abahani in Group B

Dhaka – Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) champions Bashundhara Kings and runners-up Dhaka Abahani Ltd have been placed in the four-team Group B of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament scheduled for October 19-30 at the MA Aziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram. Chennaiyin FC of India, Terengganu FC of Malaysia are the other teams of Group ... Read More »

Faraaz Cup Football: SEU, IUBAT reach semifinals

Dhaka – South East University and International University Of Business Agriculture & Technology (IUBAT) reached the semifinal of the United Group Faraaz Inter-University Gold Cup Football Tournament eliminating their rivals in the quarterfinals at Kamalpur Stadium here on Thursday. In the day’s quarterfinal, South East University eliminated North South University by 4-3 goals in tie-breaker as the match was locked ... Read More »

FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh go down fighting against Qatar

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s footballers conceded a 0-2 defeat against Asian Champions Qatar in their home match of the joint Qualification round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 at a packed Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) on Thursday evening. Forward Yusuf Abdurisag and midfielder Karim Boudiaf scored one goal each for the Gulf nation, also the hosts ... Read More »

Bangladesh make good start beating hosts Bhutan 2-0

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-15 women’s Football team made a good start of the four-nation SAFF U−15 Women’s Championship’2019 beating hosts Bhutan U-15 Women’s side by 2-0 goals in their first match at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu on Wednesday. Forwards Shaheda Akhter Ripa and Rozina Akhter netted one goal each for Bangladesh Shaheda Akhter Ripa opened account for Bangladesh in ... Read More »

Gono University, University of Textitles reach semifinal

Dhaka – Gono Bishwabidyalay (University) and Bangladesh University of Textitles moved into the semifinal of the United Group Faraaz Inter-University Gold Cup Football Tournament eliminating their rivals in the qurterfinals at Kamalpur Stadium here on Wednesday. In the day’s first quarterfinal, Gono (Bishwabidyalay) University eliminated holders Fareast International University beating them by 2-0 goals, both scored by Sajib Rajbonshi in ... Read More »

Bangladesh team reaches Bhutan Monday afternoon

Dhaka — The second and final four-day match of the two-match series between touring Bangladesh A and hosts Sri Lanka A ended in a draw on the 4th and final day at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota on Monday. Resuming the 2nd innings with overnight score of 126 for no loss in 38 overs, Sri Lanka A posted 357 for ... Read More »

Bangabandhu Amateur Futsal Cup in November

Dhaka – The first Bangabandhu Amateur Futsal Cup’ 2019, organised by Soccer League UK’s Bangladeshi Franchise Soccer League BD, under the initiatives of   ATN Events Ltd and AIM Sports, will be held in November  in the capital. The qualifying round of the first-ever meet in Bangladesh will be held on November 21, 22 and 23 at the National Handball Stadium ... Read More »

South East, IUBAT University advance to quarterfinals

Dhaka – South East University and International University of Business, Agriculature and Technology (IUBAT) advanced to the quaterfinals of the United Group Faraaz Inter-University Gold Cup Football Tournament eliminating their rivals at Kamalpur Stadium here on Thursday. South East University overcame Daffodil International University by 7-6 goals in tie breaker as the match was locked in 1-1 goal in the ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Bhutan in 2nd match on Thursday

Dhaka – Inspired by a 4-1 victory in the first match, Bangladesh National Football team will play their 2nd FIFA International Friendly match against Bhutan on Thursday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The match will be played ahead of their Joint Qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 against Qatar and India in ... Read More »

NoFel SC emerge surprise champions beating Saif SC 1-0

Dhaka – NoFel Sporting Club, which relegated from the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football recently, emerged surprise champions in the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament beating their superior rivals Saif Sporting Club by 1-0 goal in the final  at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Wednesday. Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Football Federation Abdus ... Read More »