The qualifying round of the Independence Cup Football 2022, organised by the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), will begin Saturday at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj.
Little Friends Club will play Bangladesh Air Force in the opening match, which will kick off at 2pm.
Bangladesh Army will play Bangladesh Navy in the other match Sunday at 2pam at the Bir Shreshta Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj.
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The 16-team final round of the tournament will be held from November 13 to December 5 at three venues across the country – Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium, Bir Shreshta Matiur Rahman Stadium and Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Stadium in Cumilla.
Group A – Dhaka Mohammedan SC, Sheikh Russel KC, Fortis Football Club and winners of November 13
Group B – Bashundhara Kings, Chittagong Abahani, Azampur Football Club and Youngmen's Club Fakirerpool
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Group C – Dhaka Abahani, Muktijoddha Sangsad KC, Uttara Football Club and winner of November 12
Group D – Sheikh Jamal DC, Bangladesh Police FC, Rahmatganj MFS and BFF Elite Football Academy