Friday, December 8, 2023

10-man Bangladesh hold India to a draw

10-man Bangladesh snatched a point against tournament favourites India as their group phase match of the SAFF Championship ended in a 1-1 draw at the Male National Football Stadium in Maldives on Monday. India captain Sunil Chhetri gave Indians the lead in the 26th minute and Bangladesh’s dreams of bouncing back into the contest got ... Read more

Bangladesh make winning start in SAFF

Bangladesh made a winning start in the 2021 SAFF Championship as they beat a 10-man Sri Lanka by a solitary goal in the opening match of the five-nation tournament at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives on Friday. This was a rare win for the men in red and green as this

B’desh drawn with Afghans in SAFF

Bangladesh were drawn against defending champions Afghanistan in Group B of the 11th SAFF Championship, scheduled to be held from December 23 to January 3, 2016 in the Indian city of Kerala. The draw for the tournament, which is officially known as the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2015, was held in New Delhi on Wednesday in ... Read more

India deny B’desh in sudden death

Bangladesh’s hopes of reaching the inaugural SAFF Under-19 Championship final were dashed on Thursday when they lost to India 4-3 in a sudden-death in the second semi-final at the ANFA Complex in Lalitpur, Nepal. Defender Rahmat Miah sent the ball over the bar after India’s Daniel successfully converted their first shot of the sudden-death to break ... Read more

Bangladesh brace for India

SAFF Under-19 semi-finals today Bangladesh look to bounce back from their defeat in the last group match against Nepal and cause an upset against favourites India in the second semi-final of the inaugural SAFF Under-19 Championship today. The match kicks off at the ANFA Complex in Kathmandu at 3:30pm Bangladesh Standard Time. Group-A champions and hosts Nepal ... Read more

Bangladesh to face India in U-19 semis

India thrashed the Maldives 3-0 to set up a semi-final date against Bangladesh in the inaugural SAFF Under-19 Championship in Kathmandu Tuesday. With the win, India finished as the Group-B champions and now will take on Group-A runners-up Bangladesh in the second semi-final on Thursday.

Own goal costs Bangladesh

A dying moment own goal from defender Tutul Hossain Badshah cost Bangladesh Under-19 team as they lost to hosts Nepal 2-1 in their last group match of SAFF Under-19 Championship in Kathmandu on Monday. The hosts came from a goal down to seal the match and finished as Group-A champions with Abahani Limited defender Badsha turning ... Read more

BFF to shield U-16 players from greed

Bangladesh football Federation has promised to save the young boys of National Under-16 football team, who achieved a phenomenal success by becoming the unbeaten champions in the SAFF Championship, from the pitfall of greed and glitter of short-time glory. The BFF is planning to give the teen-aged boys, who displayed wonderful brand of football throughout the ... Read more

SAFF C’ship brought forward

The South Asian Football Federation Championship has been brought forward by two weeks to facilitate some clubs of the region to participate in AFC tournaments, said the officials. The 10th edition of the tournament will now be held in Kathmandu in the first week of September instead of the earlier scheduled date of September 20.

SAFF camp to begin on July 1

Bangladesh national football team will start their training for the SAFF Championship on July 1 and will have a non-stop conditioning camp for two-and-a-half months, it was decided on Monday. After a meeting of the national team’s committee, Tabith Awal, a vice-president of the Bangladesh Football Federation, confirmed the camp will be held