No clear favourites

February 18, 2017

Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup begins today
The Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup tournament is all set to get underway today at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong with no clear favourites emerging from among the eight teams in the tournament.
Although the second edition has lost a bit of shine in the absence of Indian clubs, the inclusion of two teams from Kyrgyzstan, South Korea and Maldives has strengthened Read more

Football league to resume with festive mood

September 12, 2016

The eighth round of JB Group Bangladesh Premier League will resume on September 19 after a month gap with seventh round matches to be held in Dhaka before the league move to Sylhet for the next two rounds. Saif Global Sports Limited, who won the organising rights of the ongoing league, decided to run huge promotional activities to bring the supporters Read more

BCL gets three new teams

September 11, 2016

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Saturday approved three new teams for the forthcoming fourth edition of Bangladesh Championship League including a newly formed Saif Sporting Club.
A total of 12 clubs showed their interest to play in country’s second tier professional league but only three clubs — Chittagong Mohammedan Sporting Club, Read more

Low paid coaches bring rich rewards

September 10, 2016

When the Bangladesh Football Federation spent thousands of dollars on foreign coaches, it is the low paid local coaches who brought some reasonable success for the country.
Golam Rabbani Choton became the latest example of successful local coaches as he helped Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team qualify for the final round Read more

B’desh eye solace in Solidarity Cup

September 9, 2016

AFCSensing a failure in the Asian Cup qualifying play-offs, Bangladesh have their back-up plan ready for international football as they have made an entry for the low-level AFC Solidarity Cup in Malaysia in November. The AFC has planned for the Solidarity Cup to give fringe teams of region some international exposures as they are unlikely to get any Read more

Teacher suspended for allegedly beating U-16 player’s father

September 9, 2016

The authorities of Koloshindur High School in Mymensingh, on Thursday suspended its physical teacher Jobed Ali after he allegedly assaulted the father of a National Under-16 women footballer.
Sabuz Miah, father of U-16 player Taslima, alleged that he was physically assaulted by Jobed after an argument over girls’ participation in National Summer Football Tournament, Read more

Bangladesh-Bhutan fire blank

September 7, 2016

A wasteful Bangladesh were held to a goalless draw by Bhutan in their Asian Cup Qualifiers play-off first-leg match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.
The hosts could have easily won the game if their forwards did not waste a series of scoring chances. Bangladesh will now have to earn a result in the away-leg match Read more

U-16 girls end on a high

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team ended their AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifying campaign on a high note when they thrashed United Arab Emirates 4-0 at the Bangabandhu National stadium on Monday. In-form forward Krishna Rani, who ended the campaign as the highest scorer with eight goals, scored a brace while Anuching Mogini Read more

Revamped Bangladesh eye reprieve in Bhutan

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh national football team will be keen to wipe off their recent poor memories against Maldives with a better show against a much-improved Bhutan in the first-leg of the Asian Cup Qualifiers Play-Offs at home today. The match will kick-off at 7:00pm and BTV World will live telecast the match from the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Beaten 5-0 by Read more

Mammul, Wali quit after shown the door

September 6, 2016

Veteran footballers Mamunul Islam and Wali Faisal on Monday announced their retirement from national team hours after their exclusion from the 23-member squad for Asian Cup Qualifiers play-offs against Bhutan. Bangladesh will face Bhutan today in the first-leg of the home-and-away match, which represents their last chance to qualify for the Asian Cup Read more

U-16 girls create history

September 4, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team sealed their place in the history books after they qualified for the final round of the 2017 AFC Under16 Women’s Championship in China with a 4-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday in Dhaka. This was for the first time that any women’s football team of any category from Bangladesh has qualified for the final stage Read more

Emotional Choton gives credit to her charges

September 4, 2016

An emotional Golam Rabbani Choton gave all the credits to her charges after their historical 4-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday that put them into the final round of the next year’s AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship in China. With the win, the Under-16 girls also became the first women’s football team from Bangladesh that has qualified for the final stage Read more

U-16 girls brace for toughest challenge

September 3, 2016

A highly motivated Bangladesh team will face Chinese Taipei today in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers with a place in the final round up from grabs.
Bangladesh have so far won their all three matches but still lagged behind Taipei, who are ahead by virtue of a better goal difference as they struck 21 goals compared Read more

Football mourns ‘worst ever’ loss

September 3, 2016

Bangladesh national football team was left heavily demoralised after their 0-5 mauling to Maldives in an international friendly in Male on Thursday night.
The defeat came just four days before the country’s Asian Cup Qualifying play-offs first-leg match against Bhutan in Dhaka on September 6. Read more

U-16 coach hails collective effort

September 2, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team coach Golam Rabbani Choton on Thursday hailed the collective effort of his charges that he said spurred them to success in the ongoing AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers. Hosts Bangladesh registered three successive wins in their first three matches of group C to set up a potential group decider against Chinese Taipei Read more

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