Athletic

2022 World Cup qualifiers: Bangladesh start preparations in Qatar

Bangladesh National Football team, now in Qatar's Doha to play Group E 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup joint qualifiers, started their preparations at the Qatar University Ground Saturday.

Bangladesh will play against Afghanistan, India and Oman in their remaining three Group E qualifiers on June 3, 7 and 15 at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.

Earlier, the Bangladesh football team reached Doha on a Qatar Airways flight Friday. Soon after reaching Doha, the Bangladesh team gave their samples for Covid-19 test and all of the team members tested negative.

Bangladesh squad

Goal-keeper: Md Shahidul Alam, Rasel Mahmud and Anisur Rahman Zico

Defender: Md Rahmat Miya, Topu Barman, Riyadul Hasan, Yeasin Arafat, Rimon Hossain, Mehadi Hasan, Habibur Rahman Shohag, Tariq Raihan Kazi and Mohammad Emon

Midfielder: Jamal Bhuyan, Mohammad Abdullah, Masuk Miya Zoni, Sohel Rana, Biplu Ahmed, Md Matin Miah, Rakib Hossain, Manik Hossain Mollah and Md Mehadi Hasan

Forward: Md Sumon Reza and Mohammad Jewel

Source: United News of Bangladesh