Athletic

BFF announces team to play Int’l Friendlies against Maldives, Mongolia

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Tuesday announced a 23-member Bangladesh National team to play TIER 1’ International Friendly Football matches 2022 against the Maldives and Mongolia

Bangladesh team is expected to leave here for the Maldives capital Male on March 22 to play the hosts Maldives on March 24 and will play hosts visiting Mongolia in Sylhet on March 29.

Forward Mohammad Saaduddin was dropped from national squad this time while defender Nasirul Islam recalled after a long time .

Besides, two new faces–Meraj Hossain of Saif SC and Isha Foysal of Police FC have been included in the team.

Maximum eleven players were taken from league champions Bashundhara Kings , followed by five players from Dhaka Abahani.

Selected players are:

Anisur Rahman (GK), Yeasin Arafat (DF),

Bishwanath Ghosh (DF), Tariq Raihan Kazi (MF), Rimon Hossain (DF), Sohel Rana (MF), Mohammad Atiqur Rahman Fahad (MF), Biplo Ahamed (MF), Masuk Mia Zoni (MF), Mohammad Ibrahim (MF), Md Suman Reza (FW), (Bashundhara Kings).

Md Sahidul Alam (GK), Md Tutul Hosain Badsha (DF), Rakib Hossain (MF), Md Jewel Rana (MF), Mohammad Nabib Newaz Ziban (FW), (Dhaka Abahani Ltd);

Md Nasirul Islam Nasir (DF), Jamal Bhuyan (MF), Meraj Hossain Opi (MF), (Saif Sporting Club); Md Rayhan Hasan (DF) (Sheikh Jamal DC), Ashraful Islam Rana (GK), (Sheikh Russel KC), Md Jafar Iqbal (FW), (Mohammedan SC), Md Isa Faysal(DF), (Police FC).

Source: United News of Bangladesh