Two expatriate booters- Rahbar Wahed Khan of Canada and Nayb Md Tahmidul Islam of France- joined practice session of Bangladesh National Football team at the Sports City Field in Kant City, Kyrgyzstan on Monday.
The two Bangladesh-origin footballers—Canada- based forward Rahbar and France- based midfielder Tahmid -- reached Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek Sunday midnight and joined the national team's 2nd day's practice session that lasted for three hours.
Earlier on Sunday, the English goal keeping coach of Bangladesh team joined the team in Bishkek.
Bangladesh team started their first practice session in Kyrgyzstan Sunday afternoon at the same venue ahead of the Tri-nation Cup Football' 2021 there also involving Palestine and Kyrgyzstan.
In an immediate reaction on Monday, Rahbar said, "I made the first practice with national team, training was great, all are cooperative and accommodating, looking for next training, hoping to play in the starting eleven. Please pray for me."
Tahmid said, “I made my first training with national team today (Monday) after reaching here, I was looking for a berth in the top eleven of the team after playing good football"
English Head Coach Jamie Day's Bangladesh team will face Palestine on September 5 before taking on hosts Kyrgyzstan on September 7 in the Tri-nation cup during the FIFA window.
Touring Bangladesh team will also play a friendly match against hosts Kyrgyzstan U-23 side on September 9 as part of their preparation for the SAFF Championship to be held in Maldives next October.
The Bangladesh team which is staying in ART Hotel in Bishkek will also make their practices Tuesday morning at the same time and same venue.
All players of the Bangladesh team are in sound health.