The Maldives premier league runners-up TC Sports Club arrived in the capital on Sunday to play in the pre play-off match of the AFC Cup 2018 Qualifiers against Saif Sporting Club of Bangladesh.
TC Sports Club, which won the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup crown in Chittagong in March last year, will play their away match with the Bangladesh Premier League’s newcomers Saif SC on Tuesday (January 23) at 3pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.
The visitors had a practice session at the BUET ground this afternoon.
The Maldives Club will play their home match against the same team on January 30 at the National Stadium in Male.
Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) champions Dhaka Abahani Limited will also participate in the Asia Cup 2018 in the upper stage of group level.
Saif SC had to win first the home and away basis pre-play-off matches and later the play-off match to reach group stage.