Talented U-15 footballer Sabina dies

September 27, 2017

Promising Bangladesh Under-15 female footballer Sabina Yasmin died of acute fever on Tuesday at a hospital in Mymensingh, said her family members and Bangladesh Football Federation.
The 14-year old footballer was declared dead around 3:00pm after she was rushed to Dhubaura Upazila Health Complex with fever. ‘We did not get any chance Read more

Win or bust for U-18 boys

September 27, 2017

Under-18 football team takes on hosts Bhutan today with a hope of winning the game that is a must for them to lift the title of inaugural SAFF Under-18 Championship.
The crucial encounter between two title contenders will kick-off at 4:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu. Read more

U-16 boys end on a high

September 26, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 national football team ended their AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers campaign on a high note as they secured an impressive 2-0 victory over hosts Qatar in their final Group E match on Sunday. Despite the win, the Bangladeshi boys failed to qualify as one of the six best runners-up teams by goal margin for the AFC Under-16 Championship, which will be Read more

Under-18 boys in search of third win

September 25, 2017

Bangladesh were expecting to make a giant leap in securing the title of SAFF Under-18 Championship when they would face on Nepal in their penultimate match in Thimpu, Bhutan today.
If Bangladesh can win the match, which will kick-off at 7:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time, they will require just one point from their final match against hosts Bhutan Read more

Ex-nat’l goalie Motaleb dies

September 25, 2017

Former national football team captain and goalkeeper Motaleb Hossain died of cardiac arrest at the house of his relatives in capital’s Bhuter Gali area on Sunday. He was 67.
He is survived by his wife, one son, and one daughter.
He was buried at the Azimpur graveyard after his Read more

U-16 boys go down fighting

September 23, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 boys suffered a 2-0 defeat in their AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers against Yemen at the Grand Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Friday.
In their first match of Group E, Bangladeshi boys put up a spirited show against the Yemenis but could not prevent the defeat, which now left them fighting for Read more

Under-16 boys take on Yemen today

September 22, 2017

Bangladesh open their AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers campaign against Yemen in Doha, Qatar today after their first match against United Arab Emirates was canceled following the withdrawal of the latter from the competition. Bangladesh are without a win in the AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers for nearly 10 years since their 9-1 win over Palestine in 2007. Read more

Jafar brings fresh air to football

September 20, 2017

Little over a year ago, Jafar Iqbal was busy playing for Dilkusha Sporting Club in Dhaka’s third division football league. In a massive turnaround to his career, Jafar found himself as the new footballing hero of Bangladesh on Monday when his two goals helped the Under-18 national team beat India in SAFF Under-18 Championship in Bhutan. After a humiliating first-half Read more

B’desh U-18 boys stun India

September 19, 2017

Bangladesh came from three goals down to beat India sensationally by 4-3 goals in the SAFF Under-18 Championship football in Thimpu, Bhutan on Monday.
The boys in green and red went 3-0 behind in the first–half of the game before Jafar Iqbal struck a brace and Mahbubur Rahman and Rahamat Mia scored one goal Read more

U-16 girls go down fighting

September 18, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s football team ended their AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship campaign with a narrow 2-3 defeat to Australia in Chonburi in Thailand on Sunday.
Even though Bangladesh finished at the bottom of Group B with three straight defeats, they played some brilliant football against their Australian counterparts despite Read more

U-16 girls ready for Australia

September 16, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team coach Golam Rabbani Choton hoped that his charges would offer a good challenge to Australia in their final Group B match of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship on Sunday. Both Bangladesh and Australia have already been ruled out of the competition after defeats in their first two matches. Both sides conceded 12 goals Read more

Spirited U-16 girls lose to Japan

September 15, 2017

A much-improved performance by Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s football team was not enough to prevent their 0-3 defeat against three-time champions Japan in their second match of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship in Chonburi, Thailand on Thursday. Bangladesh, who suffered a humiliating 0-9 defeat against North Korea in the first match, showed their composure Read more

Another acid test for Bangladesh U-16 girls

September 14, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team will face three-time champions Japan in their second Group B match of the Under-16 Women’s Championship at the Chonburi Stadium in Thailand today.
The match will kick-off at 4:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time.
Bangladeshi girls began their campaign with Read more

BFF’s U-18 move slammed

September 13, 2017

Saif Powertec Limited, the commercial rights holder of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League, took a swipe at the Bangladesh Football Federation for suspending the competition after eighth round merely for an age-level competition. The BFF postponed the league in order to give Under-18 national football team some preparation time for the forthcoming SAFF Read more

Korea loss a reality check for U-16 girls

September 13, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team got a reality check after suffering a humiliating 0-9 loss to mighty North Korea in their opening match of the AFC Under-16 Championship in Thailand on Monday. North Korea are not only the defending champions of this tournament but they are also the reigning Under-17 Women’s World Cup champions. The big defeat Read more

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