Friday, December 8, 2023

Ex Barca player may join BFF Academy

The Bangladesh Football Federation is likely to appoint former Barcelona right-back Gonzalo Sanchez Moreno for its national youth academy coach in Sylhet as the BFF president Kazi Salahuddin will meet with the Spaniard at the BFF House today. The Catalan represented Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League in 1994 alongside Brazilian star Romario and

Women’s lose T20 series to Pakistan

Bangladesh national women’s cricket team lost the Twenty20 international series to Pakistan when the hosts beat them by 34 runs in the second and final match of the series at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium in Karachi on Thursday. Chasing Pakistan’ total of 114-7, the visitors could only manage 80-7 from the stipulated 20 overs. The hosts ... Read more

Hosts face SL as AFC U-19 qualifiers begin today

The Group-A qualifying round of the 2016 AFC Under-19 Championship kicks off today in Dhaka with the hosts Bangladesh taking on Sri Lanka in the day’s second match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. In the opening match of the day, group favourites Uzbekistan will face Bhutan at same venue. Bangladesh Television will live telecast both ... Read more

It’s getting pretty tight, says Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has conceded their Test series in Bangladesh is less likely to happen as discussions over the security in the country continue, reports Lehmann and his team were due to depart for Bangladesh on Monday for the two-Test series, which was scheduled to start in Chittagong on October 9 following a ... Read more

Tigers back in Champions Trophy after 11 years

Bangladesh will return to coveted Champions Trophy after an 11-year layoff after they retained their top eight positions in the ICC ODI team ranking on September 30, the cut-off date for the tournament scheduled to be held in England in 2017 Bangladesh’s last participation in the ICC Champions Trophy was in India, when they featured ... Read more

‘A’ team lament top-order failure

Top-order batting failure made Bangladesh ‘A’ team pay heavily in their India tour, said skipper Mominul Haque, as the players returned home on Wednesday. The second string Bangladeshi side won just one of their three one-day matches before losing both of their three-day matches, respectively against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka

Academy team pulled out from 2nd-tier league

Bangladesh Football Federation backtracked from its decision to allow the National Football Academy to play in the second-tier Bangladesh Championship League bowing down to the pressure from other clubs. The BFF in its executive committee meeting on August 22 had decided that the Sylhet-based academy to include in the championship league, but its professional league ... Read more