New Bangladesh national football team coach Fabio Lopez got into business on Thursday as he conducted his first training session since taking over the charge this month. The Italian has got three weeks time to pick up a 23-member side and prepare them for his first assignment against Kyrgyzstan in the World Cup qualifying match
A new chapter of the Bangladesh national football team was unfolded on Tuesday when their newly-appointed Italian coach Fabio Lopez was introduced to his charges as the players reported for national team duty. All 41 players from the preliminary squad apart from expatriate Jamal Bhuiyan, and injured Yeasin Khan, Hemanta Vincent Biswas and Shahedul Alam Shahed,
With the arrival of Fabio Lopez, the number of foreign football coaches for the Bangladesh national team moved to 17. All of them have come with lots of promise but with a few exception most of them failed to deliver any significant result. As a consequence, many of them had to leave with bitter experiences. The ... Read more
New Bangladesh national football coach Fabio Lopez said he doesn’t mind playing ugly if it takes him to win a match. The Italian explained his football philosophy in an interview with New Age at his hotel on Friday. Here is the excerpts:
The Bangladesh Football Federation on Thursday appointed Italian Fabio Lopez as the head coach of national team for four months replacing him with Dutchman Lodewijk de Kruif. An emergency meeting of the BFF also confirmed the appointment of Lopez’s two compatriots, assistant coach Costantino Zuccarini and fitness coach Angelo Pavia
The Bangladesh Football Federation is likely to appoint Italian Fabio Lopez as the next national football team coach replacing him with Dutchman Lodwijk de Kruif, officials said on Wednesday. The 42-year old Rome-born Italian held a meeting with the BFF high-up on Wednesday and his appointment could be announced today. Lopez will succeed Kruif,
Bangladesh’s head coach Lodewijk de Kruif has warned Australia that the South Asians will be visiting to Perth for their September 3 World Cup qualifiers ready for action. His Bengal Tigers recovered from a 3-1 home loss to Kyrgyzstan on June 11 to draw 1-1 in Tajikistan five days later and de Kruif is looking ... Read more
Bangladesh national football team coach Lodewijk de Kruif expressed his mixed feelings over his assignment-based deal with the Bangladesh Football Federation. The two-year long contract between the Dutch coach and BFF expired in June 30 last year, but BFF continued their tie with the coach on assignment basis.
The final contract between the Bangladesh Football Federation and Dutch coaches Lodewijk de Kruif and Rene Koster has been signed and the Dutch duo might arrive in Dhaka on Thursday to observe the forthcoming Super Cup, informed Kazi Nabil Ahmed, chairman of the national teams committee on Tuesday.
Bangladesh football team’s Dutch coach Lodewijk de Kruif has refused to bring any changes to his 29-member preliminary national squad unless he arrives in Dhaka, officials said on Sunday. The BFF requested Kruif to replace a few players who have injury problems, but officials said Kruif told them he wants to see the nature of ... Read more
BFF names 29-member primary squad for UK tour Bangladesh national team football coach Lodewijk de Kruif sprung a surprise on Thursday when he picked three foreign-based players in his 29-member preliminary squad for the forthcoming UK tour. Bangladesh will play two international friendly matches
The new Bangladesh national football team coach Nikola Ilievski after his first practice session with the national team on Sunday expressed satisfaction over his pupils’ efforts and said they have all the potential to play better. The Bangladesh national squad are currently training at the BKSP under interim coach
His immense desire to return to the international arena has prompted Macedonian coach Nikola Ilievski to take charge of the Bangladesh national football team despite having only four days available to prepare them for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Pakistan. “For me, it is not important who the team is that I’m guiding. Whether ... Read more