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To face Qatar Army, Lusail SC in preparatory matches

Bangladesh National Football Team, now in Qatar, held their first outfield practice session on Sunday at the AL Aziziyah Boutique (Super Club; Pitch 1) in Doha from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm.

It was the first training session for touring Bangladesh after reaching Qatar last Thursday (Nov 19). But, Bangladesh team made their first gym session at the team Hotel on Saturday during their three-day mandatory quarantine period in the hotel.

Meanwhile, Qatar Football Association has confirmed the two teams which will play preparatory matches against Bangladesh ahead of their FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers against Qatar on December 4.

Bangladesh will play the first practice match on November 25 with the Qatar Army Football team at the Aziziyah Boutique (Super Club; Pitch 2) in Doha

at 5:30 pm Qatar time (8:30 pm Bangladesh time).

The tourists will play their 2nd and last practice match against local Lusail Sporting Club on November 28 at Pitch-1 of the same venue. Kick off time will remain the same, said a BFF media release from Doha on Sunday.

Bangladesh team got their 2nd Covid-19 test reports Sunday morning where all members of Bangladesh squad found negative except Manager Amer Khan and Physio Fuad Hasan Hawlader, who also found positive in the first test in the airport.

They will be retested on Tuesday and will remain in isolation at their rooms until they become negative.

Meanwhile, The British Head Coach of Bangladesh team Jamie Day, who missed the Qatar trip for Coronavirus, was tested positive for Covid 19 again on Saturday.

Local coach Mohammad Masud Parvez Kaisar flew for Doha Sunday morning to join the team in the evening.

Source: United News of Bangladesh