October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Booters bow out after 1-1 draw with Nepal

Bangladesh’s hopes of reaching the final of the SAFF Championship after 16 long years were dashed in controversial fashion as a dubious penalty decision late in the game saw the men in red and...

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

‘Dark forces were at work’

Oscar Bruzon believes the controversial decision to send off goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico was the turning point of the game before another dubious decision to award Nepal penalty killed off...

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Controversial penalty eliminates Bangladesh 

Ten-man Bangladesh failed to hold on to a slender lead as an 88th-minute penalty by Anjan Bista saw Nepal bounce back and eke out a 1-1 draw today in their final SAFF Championship group stage game...

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Chhetri vs Ashfaq: A final battle?

Two of South Asia's best forwards in Sunil Chhetri and Ali Ashfaq, have traditionally been Bangladesh national team's tormentors in chief since they began representing their respective...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Will Bangladesh’s forwards finally come forward?  

When head coach Oscar Bruzon asked the national football team manager Satyajit Das Rupu how many goals were scored by the forwards during training, Rupu signalled the Spaniard with his raised index...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

India win and raise Bangladesh’s chance of reaching final 

Seven-time champions India beat Nepal 1-0 tonight to keep their and as well as Bangladesh’s hopes alive of reaching the final of the 13th SAFF Championship.  

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Booters denied bus in Male

Bangladesh national football team had a bitter experience in Maldives following a practice session yesterday as the booters had to return to the hotel walking on foot after the Football Association...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

We can overcome this challenge to reach the final: Tariq

Having enjoyed a two-day rest following the defeat against Maldives, the national booters looked upbeat in the two-hour long training session today ahead of their do-or-die SAFF Championship...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

‘Seeing a yellow card for team’s sake is a positive’

On the back of only a week-long preparation under interim coach Oscar Bruzon, Bangladesh national team surprised all in their first two matches against Sri Lanka and India in the ongoing SAFF...

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Nepal on Tapu’s mind

Centre-back Tapu Barman has been thinking about Nepal from the day Bangladesh suffered a 2-0 defeat to the Maldives in the SAFF Championship last Thursday.