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Bangladesh out of SA Games Football title race

Dhaka – An early goal by midfielder Sunil Bal helped hosts Nepal to eliminate Bangladesh U-23 team from the title race of the South Asian Games Men’s Football on Sunday. Bangladesh conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against Nepal in their fourth and last league match at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu. Bal netted the match winner in the 11th ... Read More »

Kids hurt in Albanian quake meet footballers Ronaldo, Buffon

Tirana, Albania (AP/UNB) — Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy Friday when they met their football idols. Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the balconies of their apartments to escape the collapsing building in Thumane, one of the hardest hit towns in ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka Thursday to stay in race

Dhaka – Bangladesh Men’s U-23 Football team will play Sri Lanka in their 3rd match of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games Football on Thursday (December 5) at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu in a must-win situation to stay in the race in the five-nation game football. The match will kick-off at 5:15 pm (Bangladesh Time). Earlier, the gold ... Read More »

Bangladesh plays 1-1 draw with Maldives

Dhaka – The gold mission of Bangladesh Men’s U-23 Football team in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games has become fade as they played to a 1-1 draw with the Maldives in a vital 2nd league match at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal on Tuesday. In the days other match, holders Nepal made a flying start outplaying all ... Read More »

ManU delegates inspect BNS for friendly match in Dhaka

Dhaka – A four-member delegates of the English Premier League giants Manchester United Football Club (MUFC) inspected Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday to play a friendly match here in July 2020 marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. MUFC delegation members are- Director of Football Allan John Dawson, Director of Tours and Friendlies Christoffer ... Read More »

Manikganj 1st Div Football League underway

Manikganj – The Hafizul Islam Smrity Manikganj First Division Football League, jointly organized by Manikganj District Sports Association and District Football Association began at Shaheed Miraj Topon Stadium here on Sunday. Sakuchiya Club of Harirampur Upazila beat Koshunda Young Sporting Club of Ghior Upazila by 5-1 goals in the opening match.UNB Read More »

Manchester United may play friendly match in Dhaka next year

Dhaka – The English Premier League giants Manchester United Football Club (MUFC) will play a friendly match in Dhaka in June next year marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. A 4-member MUFC delegation will arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday (November 26) to inspect ground, hotel and other local facilities and will hold a ... Read More »

Italy beats Bosnia 3-0 for record 10th straight win

Zenica (AP/UNB) — Italy set a national record for consecutive wins after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-0 in a European Championship qualifier on Friday. Italy’s 10th successive victory eclipsed the Azzurri’s record of nine in 1938-39 under Vittorio Pozzo, who also led the national team to two World Cup trophies. “I’m happy with the record, to go above a legend like Pozzo ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL’s logo unveiled

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday evening unveiled the logo of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) which is rebranded for a single edition in the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Bangabandhu BPL will take the field from December 11 with the participation of seven teams. For the first time, ... Read More »

BFF budget for next fiscal clocks Tk 41.6 crore

Dhaka – The Bangladesh Football Federation’s budget for the next fiscal will be Tk 41.6 crore  (Tk 416 million) and it has approved all its expenditure for the last three years from 2017 to 2019. The disclosures came during the football governing body’s much-hyped Annual General Meeting (AGM), chaired by BFF President Kazi Md Salahuddin, at Sarah Resort in Gazipur ... Read More »

National booters return home Friday

Dhaka – A 31-member Bangladesh National Football team returned Dhaka on Friday after playing their away match of the joint qualification round for FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asia Cup 2023 against Oman at the Seeb Sports Stadium in Al Seeb city of Oman on Thursday. “The 31-member Bangladesh team safely reached Dhaka at 10:30 in the morning,” said ... Read More »

Maruf Hasan elected as new General Secretary of BFCA

Dhaka  – Additional IGP Sheikh Mohammad Maruf Hasan, also an official of Bangladesh Police Football Club, has been elected as new general secretary of the Bangladesh Football Club Association (BFCA). The BFCA members raised their hands to support Maruf Hasan as general secretary after BFCA president Tarafder Md Ruhul Amin proposed his name at a meeting at Pan Pacific Sonargaon ... Read More »

Bernardo Silva banned by FA over tweet to Man City teammate

London (AP/UNB) — Bernardo Silva will miss Manchester City’s trip to Chelsea after being banned for one game for posting a tweet which compared teammate Benjamin Mendy to the character on a packet of Conguitos chocolates. The midfielder admitted to an “aggravated breach” of rules because the post referenced race. He was also fined 50,000 pounds ($64,000) and ordered to ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play hosts Oman on Thursday

Dhaka  – Bangladesh will play Oman on Thursday in their fixture of the joint qualification round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asia Cup 2023 (November 14) at the Seeb Sports Stadium in Al Seeb city of Oman. Bangladesh’s first-ever match against tough and highly rated Oman, will kicks-off at 9:pm (Bangladesh time). Bangladesh was placed 184th in ... Read More »

ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup begins on Thursday

Dhaka – The eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup’2019 will begin on Thursday (Nov 14) at three different venues in Cox’s Bazar, Savar and Mirpur. Bangladesh have been placed in Group B along with runners-up India, Hong Kong and Nepal while Group A team comprises defending champions Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Oman. Manager (Game, Development and HP) Abu Enam ... Read More »

AFC U-19 Qualifiers: Bangladesh to play Bhutan on Sunday

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-19 men’s football team will play against Bhutan Under-19 men’s football team in their third and last group match of AFC U-19 Championship’2020 Qualifiers on Sunday. The match will kick-off at 7:15 pm (BST) at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Bahrain capital Manama. In the day’s other match, hosts Bahrain will take on Jordan at 10 ... Read More »

Bangladesh concede 0-3 goals defeat against Bahrain

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-19 men’s football team started their AFC U-19 Championship’2020 Qualifiers campaign conceding 0-3 goals defeat against hosts Bahrain at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Manama on Wednesday night. Forward Abdul Rahman Sayed Mohamed scored twice in the 43rd and 90th minutes while midfielder Abdulla Nemer Almesaeed scored one goal in the stoppage time (96th minute). Bangladesh, ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 team reaches Bahrain Monday

Dhaka – A 30-member Bangladesh Under-19 Men’s Football team safely reached Bahrain capital Manama Monday afternoon to play the qualification round of the AFC U-19 Championship’2020 beginning there on Wednesday (November 6). Bangladesh, which was placed in Group E along with Jordan, Bhutan and hosts Bahrain, will play hosts Bahrain on November 6, Jordan on November 8 and Bhutan on ... Read More »

Bangladesh booters reach Oman to play FIFA, AFC qualifier

Dhaka – A 26-member Bangladesh National Football team reached Oman capital Muscat on Monday afternoon to play their away match of the joint qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against Oman on November 14. The match will be held at the Seeb Sports Stadium in Al Seeb city of Oman at 9pm (BST) on ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 team to fly for Bahrain Monday

Dhaka – A 30-member Bangladesh Under-19 Men’s Football team will leave Dhaka for Bahrain on Monday (Nov 4) morning at 9:50 am to play in the qualification round of the AFC U-19 Championship’2020 beginning on Wednesday (November 6) . Bangladesh, who put in Group E along with Jordan, Bhutan and hosts Bahrain, will play host Bahrain on November 6, Jordan ... Read More »