Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNB) - Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team suffered their third defeat against touring Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) National Academy Women’s Hockey team by 0-3 goals in their 3rd match of the six-match series at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Friday.
Sakshi (13), Lalwan Puii (25) and Lalruatfeli Mesabi (40) scored one goal each for the Indian side.
Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team, which is now preparing for their maiden participation in the Women’s Junior (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers in Singapore on September 9–15, also conceded defeats in their previous two matches against the Indian team at the same venue.
President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation and Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshall Masihuzzaman Serniabad witnessed the day’s match as chief guest and later handed over crests to both the participating teams.
Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Dr Mohammad Zafar Uddin was also present on the occasion.
Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team now playing a six-match series ahead of their maiden participation in the Women’s Junior (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers scheduled to be held in Singapore during September 9–15 this year.
The 4th match will be held on August 25 at 4 pm, 5th one on August 26 at 7 pm and the 6th and last match on August 28 at 4 pm, all at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium here.
Earlier, a 20-member SAI National Academy Women’s Hockey team arrived here on Monday to play six friendly matches with Bangladesh women’s hockey team.
Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNB) - Bangladesh national football team will hold their first training session on Saturday (August 24) for the joint qualification (Round-1) for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023.
The session will start at 10 am at Bangabandhu National Stadium here, said Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) in a press release.
The booters joined and reported for the residential camp at Hotel Fars here on Friday.
After the camp, BFF will finalise the 23-member final squad on August 31.
Earlier, BFF announced a 25-member preliminary squad for the camp on August 16.
Later, Head coach Jamie Day included an additional goalkeeper Mazharul Islam Himel for finlising a 23-member squad for the joint qualifiers.
Bangladesh were put in Group E along with Qatar, Oman, neighbouring India and Afghanistan.
Bangladesh team will fly for Tajikistan on September 1 on a nine-day training session, ahead of their first match against Afghanistan on September 10 in Tajik capital Dushanbe.
The booters will play two preparatory matches against two leading Tajik football clubs on September 3 and 5 during the training session.
Bangladesh will play their home match against stronger Qatar on October 10, away match with India on October 15, away match against Oman on November 14 and home match with Afghanistan on March 26, away match with Qatar on March 31 and home matches with India on June 4 and Oman on June 9.
Bangladesh Team for residential camp: Ashraful Islam Rana, Shahidul Alam Sohel, Anisur Rahman, Tutul Hossain Badsha, Sushanto Tripura, Rahmat Mia, SM Monjurur Rahman, Yeasin Khan, Bishwanath Ghosh, Riyadul Hasan, Nurul Naium Faisal, Yeasin Arafat, Masuk Miah Zoni, Jamal Bhuiyan, Mamunul Islam Mamun, Sohel Rana, Rabiul Hasan, Biplu Ahamed, Arifur Rahman, Mohammad Ibrahim, Mohammad Nabib Newaz Ziban, Mahbubur Rahman, Matin Miah, Saad Uddin, Mazharul Islam Himel and Jewel Rana.
Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNB) - Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday announced Dhaka Abahani Limited midfielder Sohel Rana as the winner of this week’s AFC Cup 2019 Goal of the Week after a public vote on its official website.
The Bangladeshi midfielder got 57 percent of vote (26088 votes) while his nearest contender Nguyen Quang Hai of Vietnamese club Hanoi FC got 40 percent of vote (18108 votes).
Six-time BPL champions Dhaka Abahani Limited continued their fairytale performance in the AFC Cup beating April 25 Sports Club (4.25) of North Korea by 4-3 goals in the first leg home match of the inter-zonal playoff semifinals at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Wednesday (August 21).
In the 33rd minute, Sohel Rana helped Dhaka Abahani to break the deadlock scoring first goal of the match by his left-footed long range shot from outside of the box, utilising a pass of Mohammad Nabib Newaz Ziban.
The popular Dhanmomdi-outfit and the Bangladesh champions, Abahani Limited, repeated the feat after 31 years after another Bangladesh team Dhaka Mohammedan SC beat April 25 SC by 1-0 goal in the first leg match of the Asian Club Championship in 1988-89 season.
To confirm their spot in the inter-zonal playoff finals for the first time, Abahani Ltd need a draw against April 25 SC in their away match on August 28 at the Kim-ll-Sung Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNB) - Bangladesh team were eliminated from Recurve Junior Boys team in the ongoing World Archery Youth Championship.
The team comprises Shakib Mollah, Tamimul Islam and Hakim Ahmed Rubel lost to South Korean team comprises Kim Hyeonjong, Pil Joong Kim and Lee Jinyong by straight 0-6 set points in the quarterfinal at the Zona Sur University Sports Complex in Madrid of Spain on Friday.
The team are expected to return home on August 27.
Earlier, Bangladesh reach quarter final beating Jagdish Choudhary, Sachin Gupta and Ho Gora of India by 5-4 set points in the round of 8 and Julian Schweighofer, Noah Schoenfellner and Dieter Daxbock of Austria by 6-2 points in the round of 12 on Thursday at the same venue.
Leeds, Aug 23 (AP/UNB) — Australia skittled out England for just 67 off 27.5 overs to take a 102-run lead after the first innings soon after lunch on Day 2 of the third Ashes test at Headingley.
It was England's lowest total against Australia since 1948. Only one player, Joe Denly (12), reached double figures.
Resuming on 54-6, England lost Chris Woakes (5), who was strangled down the leg side off Pat Cummins, to the first ball after lunch and then Jos Buttler (5) to the first ball of the second over when he chipped a drive off Josh Hazlewood to short cover.
The next over, Jofra Archer left his bat in the air as he tried to get out of the way of Pat Cummins' short ball and nicked an edge behind for 7.
Jack Leach was the last batsman to depart when he was bowled by Hazlewood, giving the paceman figures of 5-30 off 12.5 overs. Cummins had 3-23.
Australia, which leads the five-match series 1-0, is assured of retaining the Ashes if it wins in Leeds.