Olympics Football: Bangladesh Women's team put in Group B
Bangladesh team put in four-team Group B of the Asian Qualifiers Round-One of the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024 along with Myanmar, IR Iran and the Maldives. The ceremonial draw of the Asian Qualifiers of the Women's Olympic Football was held on Thursday (Jan 12) at the AFC Head Quarter in Kuala Lumpur. The seven-group qualifying round of Asia will be held from April 3 -11, venue of which yet to be finalized. Read more: Paris mayor troubled by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb Only the group champions will qualify for the next round of the meet. Participating team are: Group A - Uzbekistan, Jordan, Timor-Leste and Bhutan.Group B - Myanmar, IR Iran, Bangladesh and Maldives Group C- Vietnam, Nepal, Palestine and Afghanistan Group D - Thailand, Mongolia, Singapore and Sri LankaGroup E - Philippines, Hong Kong, Tajikistan and PakistanGroup F - Chinese Taipei. Indonesia and Lebanon Group H - India, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan
Bangladesh to host group matches of U-20 Women's Asian Cup
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Thursday finalised the groupings and fixtures of the two Women's Asian Cup Football tournaments – AFC U-20 and AFC U-17. The AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup is scheduled to be held in March next year while AFC U-17 Women's Asian Cup Football is scheduled for April next year. Bangladesh will host the three-nation Group H matches of the AFC U-20 Women's Asia Cup Football in March next year. The hosts have been placed in Group H of the qualifying round of the continental women's meet alongside Iran and Turkmenistan. Iran will play Turkmenistan in the inaugural match on March 8, the venue of which is yet to be announced. Bangladesh will start their campaign by taking on Turkmenistan on March 10 and play their remaining group match against Iran on March 12. Read: AFC U-20 Asian Cup: Bangladesh finish on winning note beating Nepal 3-0 Thirty-one Asian countries, split into eight groups, will take part in the competition. Meanwhile, the grouping of AFC U-17 Women's Asian Cup Football scheduled for April next year was also announced Thursday. Bangladesh have been put in Group D of the Asian junior women's competition along with hosts Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Turkmenistan. Bangladesh will play the opening match against Turkmenistan on April 26, face the UAE on April 28 and meet hosts Singapore on April 30. Twenty-nine Asian nations, divided into eight groups, will participate in the competition.
AFC U-17 Asian Cup Qualifiers kick off: Bangladesh play Singapore on Wednesday
Hosts Bangladesh will play Singapore in one of the two opening day matches in Group E of the AFC U-17 Asian Cup Qualifiers on Wednesday (Oct 5), at the Bir Shrestha Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur.The match will kick-off at 7 pm (BST). Yemen and Bhutan, the other two teams in the group, will square off in the inaugural match at 4pm on the day.Under 17 teams of -- Yemen, Singapore, Bhutan and hosts Bangladesh --in Group E will compete in the four-nation qualifying meet scheduled for Dhaka from October 5 to 9.The final round of the AFC U-17 Asian Cup Championship will be held in May 3-10 next year. Read: Bangladesh to participate in SAFF, AFC U-17 FootballIn the remaining Group E matches, Bangladesh will play Bhutan on Friday (Oct 7) at 7pm and Yemen on Sunday (Oct 9) also at 7pm at the same venue. Bangladesh comparatively played better football in the last three tournaments-SAFF U-20, SAFF U-17 and Asian Youth U-20 football --in last two months, all on foreign soil, featuring a goalless draw with upper ranked hosts Bahrain last month.
AFC Asian Cup: Bangladesh face Malaysia in dead rubber Tuesday
The No. 188-ranked Bangladesh will lock horns with the No. 154-ranked Malaysia in their last Group E match of the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers Tuesday. The match will start at 7pm Bangladesh time at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil of the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. All TV and Astro Pay TV will telecast it live. Following consecutive defeats in group matches against the No. 89-ranked Bahrain (0-2) and against the No. 134-ranked Turkmenistan (1-2), Bangladesh bowed out of the competition. Bangladesh and Malaysia have played against each other nine times since 1975. READ: AFC Asian Cup: Bangladesh face Malaysia Tuesday Malaysia beat Bangladesh six times. The men in red and green beat Malaysia once (2-1) in the Asian Games in 1982. But the last two matches between the teams – international friendlies – ended in a draw in 2012 and 2015. On June 1, beset by injuries, Bangladesh played out a goalless draw against higher-ranked Indonesia (No. 159) in a FIFA international friendly in Bandung of West Java, Indonesia.
AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Bangladesh lose 0-2 to Bahrain
Bangladesh conceded a 0-2 defeat to a superior Bahrain in the opening Group E match of the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur Wednesday. The result of the Bangladesh- Bahrain football match in the President's Cup Football in Seoul 1979, when Bangladesh suffered a 0-2 defeat, was repeated today. The No. 188-ranked Bangladesh played out a goalless draw against the No. 159-ranked Indonesia in a FIFA international friendly in Bandung, West Java last Wednesday. Despite conceding two goals within eight minutes, the men in red and green put up a good fight against the No. 89-ranked Bahrain. READ: AFC Asian Cup: Bangladesh to play stronger Bahrain on Wednesday In the day's match, midfielder Ali Abdula Haram put Bahrain ahead in the 32nd minute with a spectacular header, using a corner kick of Komail Alaswad (1-0). Midfielder Komail Hasan Al Aswad scored the second goal for the Gulf nation in the 42nd minute (2-0). Foiling several Bahrain attempts, four in the first half, Bangladesh goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico again showed his brilliance. Bahrain earned a well-deserved victory, but Bangladesh showed a good mentality and played well in the second half. Earlier, Bangladesh were placed in strong Group E of the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers with Bahrain, Turkmenistan, and hosts Malaysia. They will play against Turkmenistan on June 11 and will face hosts Malaysia on June 14.
AFC Cup: Dhaka Abahani get walkover against Valencia of Maldives.
Dhaka Abahani Limited got a walkover against Valencia Club of the Maldives in a play off match of the AFC Cup Football. Dhaka Abahani Limited scheduled to play Valencia Club of the Maldives in a AFC Cup play-off match on Tuesday (April 12) at Sylhet District Stadium, but the Valencia Club did not arrive here Sunday night as per schedule due to their financial crisis. They informed the withdrawal of their team from the meet and duly informed it to the Bangladesh Football Federation and AFC in dying moment and the AFC cancelled the match awarding walkover to Dhaka Abahani against Valencia. However, the official decision of the AFC is expected to reach here by Monday night. READ: BPL Football: Sk Russel beat Swadhinata KS 2-1 Despite getting walkover, Dhaka Abahani will have to play another play-off match on April 19 against the winners of Kolkata Mohun bagan FC and Sri Lankan Blue Star SC. If Abahani will able to win the 2nd play-off match on April 19 then they will qualify to play in the Group D of the AFC Cup alongwith Bashundhara Kings of Bangladesh, Gokulam Kerela of India and Maziya Club of the Maldives.
AFC U-23 Asian Cup: Bangladesh to face Saudi Arabia on Tuesday
Bangladesh U-23 Football team to play Saudi Arabia in their last Group D match of the AFC U-23 Asian Cup’2022 Qualifiers in a hope to assure group runners-up position at the JAR Stadium in Tashkent on Tuesday. Two winless teams—Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh—will lock horns on Tuesday at 4 pm Bangladesh time in a battle of group runners-up to reach the 16-team final round of the meet as one of the four best runners up team. Eleven group champions, four best group runners-up and hosts Uzbekistan will play in the final round. Kuwait smartly clinched the Group D title to qualify for the final round beating Bangladesh by 1-0 goal and Saudi Arabia by 2-1 goals earlier. READ: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo: Who made the strongest start with the new clubs? Earlier on last Saturday, Bangladesh suffered a humiliating 0-6 goals defeat against hosts Uzbekistan in a Group D friendly match, results of which will not make any impact in the Group D standings as hosts Uzbekistan already qualified for the final round as the hosts. Uzbekistan played to a 2-2 draw with Saudi Arabia in another international friendly match in Tashkent last week. READ: AFC U-23 Asian Cup: Bangladesh suffer 0-6 defeat against Uzbekistan Bangladesh team held a 90-minute practice session in Tashkent today ahead of the match.
AFC U-23 Asian Cup: Bangladesh suffer 0-6 defeat against Uzbekistan
Bangladesh suffered a humiliating 0-6 goal defeat against hosts Uzbekistan in a Group D match of the AFC U-23 Asian Cup’2022 Qualifiers held at Pakhtakor Stadium in Tashkent on Saturday. But the results of the match will not make any impact in the Group D standings as the match was earlier given International Friendly status due to pre qualifications of the hosts Uzbekistan in the final round of the meet. In the day’s match, captain Khoshimov Ulugbek struck twice in the 12th and 16th minutes while Begimov Eldorbek, Toshtemirov Asliddin, Abbosbek Fayzullaev and Odilov Alisher netted one goal each in the 15th, 26th, 63rd and 87th minutes respectively for the home team. The FIFA Ranking of Uzbekistan is 103 while Bangladesh’s ranking is 187. In the day’s other, Kuwait U-23 team beat their Saudi Arabian counterpart at the same venue. Bangladesh, which conceded 0-1 goal defeat against upper ranked Kuwait in the last match, will face another giant Saudi Arabia on November 2 to decide the fate of the Group D.
AFC Women's Asian Cup: Bangladesh suffer another embarrassing defeat against Iran
Bangladesh National Women's Football team completed their Group G engagements of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India' 2022 Qualifiers empty handed after another embarrassing 0-5 goals defeat against Iran on Wednesday. This was their 2nd last group match at the Bunyokar Stadium in the Uzbek capital Tashkent. In the first group match, Bangladesh also conceded a frustrating 0-5 goals defeat against Jordan last Sunday, featuring a hattrick by captain Maysa Zaid. After Wednesday’s match, Bangladesh team were eliminated from the three-nation group G with two humiliating defeats as only group champions will qualify for the final round of the AFC Women's Asian Cup in India next year.In the match, Iran dominated the first half by 3-0 goals. Captain-cum-midfielder Behnaz Taherkhani struck twice in the 31st and 61st minutes, defenders Melika Motevalli and Golnoosh Khosravi scored one goal each in the 4th and 14th minutes respectively while Hajar Dabbaghi netted the remaining goal for Iran in the 55th minute. Read: AFC Women's Asian Cup: Bangladesh lose 0-5 to Jordan After the match, Bangladesh women’s team remained winless after playing four international matches—two in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup group match in Uzbekistan and the remaining two in the FIFA Tier-1 Women’s International Friendlies against Nepal in Kathmandu this month. On way to Uzbekistan, Bangladesh Women's team played two FIFA Tier-1 Women's International Friendlies against Nepal National Women's team in Kathmandu as a part of their preparations for this month's AFC Women's Asian Cup Qualifiers..In two preparatory matches in Kathmandu, touring Bangladesh conceded 1-2 goals defeat against Himalayan nation Nepal in the first match last Thursday and played to a goalless draw in the 2nd match on Sunday.With these matches, Bangladesh national women's team returned to international football after more than two years and a half since playing the semifinal of SAFF Championship with India in March 2019.
AFC Women's Asian Cup: Bangladesh to play Iran in last group match on Wednesday
Bangladesh National Women's Football team will play Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday in their last Group G match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 Qualifiers. The match will kick-off at 4 pm Bangladesh Time at the Bunyodkor Football Stadium in Tashkent. Bangladesh made a frustrating start in the three-team Group G of the AFC Cup after suffering a humiliating 0-5 goal defeat against stronger Jordan at the same venue last Sunday, featuring a hattrick by Jordan captain Maysha Ziad Jbarah. Ahead of the match against Iran, Bangladesh team made their gym and activation session at the team hotel Tuesday morning from 11:30 to 12:30 pm and had their practice session at the training ground of the match venue in the afternoon from 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Earlier, BFF member and chairman of its women’s wing Mahfuza Akhter Kiron, now in Uzbekistan, announced a special award for Bangladesh team amounting to US $ 3,000 for win and US $ 1000 for a draw, but, Bangladesh are far away from achieving the target after conceding a huge defeat. Read: AFC Women's Asian Cup: Bangladesh lose 0-5 to Jordan Only the group champions will qualify for the final round of the AFC Women's Asian Cup in India next year. On way to Uzbekistan, Bangladesh Women's team played two FIFA Tier-1 Women's International Friendlies against Nepal National Women's team in Kathmandu recently as a part of their preparations for this month's AFC Women's Asian Cup Qualifiers. In two preparatory matches in Kathmandu, visiting Bangladesh women’s team conceded 1-2 goal in the first match and played to a goalless draw in the 2nd match. It is mentionable that Bangladesh national women's team returned to international football after more than two and half years with the matches since playing the semifinal of SAFF Championship with India in March 2019.