Nat’l football team to fly for Maldives today

Sports Reporter

30 August, 2016 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh National Football Team will leave for Maldives today to play a Fifa friendly match against the country on September 1.
Bangladesh are going to play the Fifa friendly as part of their preparation before the two matches of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 (Play off-2) Qualifiers against Bhutan in Dhaka on September 6 and away match on October 11.
However, Bangladesh will miss their two dependable attacking midfielders Mamunul Islam Mamun and Jamal Bhuiyan against Maldives.
Mamun was sidelined from the squad due to knee injury while Jamal Bhuiyan for two yellow cards had shown in the match against Tajikistan in June.
The 33-memeber Bangladesh team included 10 officials.
Squad: Sahidul Alam, Ashraful Islam Rana, Rayhan Hasan, Mohammad Nasir Uddin Chowdhury, Topu Barman, Mamun Miah, Ariful Islam, Pranotosh Kumer Das, Razaul Karim, Waly Faisal, Mohammed Shakawat Hossain Rony, Sohel Rana, Emon Mahmud, Hemonta Vinsent Biswas, Rubel Miya, Mohammad Nabib Newaz Ziban, Yeamin Ahmed Chowdhury Munna, Jafar Iqbal, Abdullah, Sento Chandra Shen, Sohel Rana, Didarul Alam and Anamul Hoque Sharif.