Developing local coaches Smalley’s top priority

August 23, 2016

The new technical and strategic director of Bangladesh Football Federation, Paul Smalley, said on Monday that improving the technical nuances of the local coaches will be his initial priority.
The Englishman, who signed a two-year contract with the federation, spoke during a ceremony at the BFF house where he and national team’s new Belgian coach Read more

Wretched Russell take on Tatung FC today

August 23, 2016

Sheikh Russell KC will be desperate to put aside their awful domestic form when they take on Tatung FC of Chinese Taipei in their opening Group C match of the AFC Cup Play-Off Qualifiers in Bhutan today.
The match will start at 6:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time.
Russell, who are languishing at the bottom of Read more

National football team’s preparation camp resumes today

August 22, 2016

Bangladesh national football team will resume their preparation camp for the Asian Cup qualifiers Play-offs against Bhutan under the tutelage of its Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today. On the same day, the 43-year Belgian will also sign a three-month long contract with the Bangladesh Football Federation. The two-leg Read more

Sainfiet inserts fresh blood

August 21, 2016

National team head coach Tom Saintfiet picked six new faces as the Bangladesh Football Federation announced a 33-member preliminary squad for the forthcoming Asian Cup qualifiers play-offs against Bhutan.
Saintfiet, who took charge of the national side on July 11, was given a 32-member list by BFF for week long training and he excluded 12 players from that list Read more

Abahani finish Round-6 joint top

August 21, 2016

The sixth round of Bangladesh Premier League concluded on Saturday with four teams sharing the top spot of the points table with 12 points each as Abahani Limited joined three others after their 2-0 win over Arambagh Krira Sangha. Abahani joined with Muktijoddha Sangshad KC, Rahmatganj MFS and Sheikh Jamal DC while Chittagong Abahani are just Read more

Kalpage shown the door

August 20, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Friday it had sacked the national team’s assistant coach Ruwan Kalpage after he failed to report for duty.
The BCB had asked Sri Lankan Kalpage to join the national team’s conditioning camp by August 16 ahead of the home series against England. Read more

Rahmatganj stun Ctg Abahani

August 20, 2016

Rahmatganj MFS, who barely avoided relegation last season, continued to defy the odds as they moved to joint top of the Bangladesh Premier League table with a 2-0 win over cash-rich Chittagong Abahani in Dhaka on Friday. Earlier in the first match of the day, Feni Soccer Club tasted their second victory in the league when they beat Uttar Baridhara 4-1. Read more

BCB ready to give all for England

August 18, 2016

Bangladesh Cricket Board is ready to fulfill any demand of the English and Wales Cricket Board if that is within its reach in order to arrange the forthcoming home series, said BCB officials on Wednesday.
ECB’s security adviser Reg Dickason led three-member security delegation that includes Professional Cricketers’ Association chief executive David Leatherdale Read more

Brothers hold Abahani

August 18, 2016

The fifth round of the JB Group Bangladesh Premier League ended with title contender Abahani Limited playing out a 1-1 draw against Brothers Union at the Shaheed Muktijoddha Rafikuddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh on Wednesday. After a barren first half, Nigerian forward Nkwocha Kingsley put Brothers ahead in the 54th minute before Abahani’s British Read more

Raju begins spin camp

August 17, 2016

Former Indian spinner Venkatapathy Raju said on Tuesday that he was expecting to provide inputs that would help Bangladeshi spinners keep their calm under pressure.
Raju began his six-day specialised spin bowling camp designed for High Performance programme of the Bangladesh Cricket Board at Mipur on Tuesday. Read more

ECB security team due today

August 17, 2016

A three-member security delegation of England and Wales Cricket Board will arrive today to monitor the security situation in Bangladesh ahead of England’s scheduled tour, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Tuesday. ECB’s security adviser Reg Dickason will lead the delegation that includes Professional Cricketers’ Association chief executive Read more

Rahmatganj move to joint second

August 17, 2016

Rahmatganj MFS moved to joint second in the Bangladesh Premier League points table after they secured a 2-2 draw against Arambagh Krira Sangha in Mymensingh on Tuesday.
It was Rahmatganj’s third draw in five matches which put them level with Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club with nine points Read more

Saintfiet returns today

August 17, 2016

Bangladesh national football team’s Belgian coach Tom Sainfiet will return today to take charge of the team ahead of their forthcoming Asian Cup Qualifying play-offs against Bhutan, ending all speculations regarding his future. Saintfiet left Dhaka on July 31 without signing his contract which raised some doubts about his intention. The 41-year old Belgian, Read more

Raju to hold spin camp from today

August 16, 2016

Former Indian spinner Venkatapathy Raju will conduct a six-day specialised spin bowling camp designed for High Performance programme of the Bangladesh Cricket Board from today in Mirpur.
The BCB has called up 25 spinners, including members of the preliminary national squad, to attend the camp. Raju has arrived in Bangladesh on Monday ahead Read more

Mustafiz to return on Friday

August 16, 2016

Pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman is expected to return home on Friday to start his rehabilitation after his successful surgery on his injured left-shoulder, said officials on Monday.
Mustafizur underwent a surgery on his left shoulder at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital in London by renowned shoulder surgeon Dr Andrew Wallace on August 10. Read more

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