Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) initially announced a 36-member squad for the upcoming two FIFA tier-1 friendlies against Nepal, scheduled to be held on November 13 and 17. The squad was announced after All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) officially confirmed the visit on Tuesday.
“ANFA on Tuesday officially confirmed their visit, though they haven't confirmed their arrival dates. They agreed to play two matches on Nov 13 and 17. We are now working on logistic issues, protocols and arrangements regarding matches. Besides, we initially named a 36-member Bangladesh team for these friendlies. Players are requested to report to assistant coaches Parvez and Kaysar on October 23. We've not fixed accommodations, training grounds for the teams. We will sit with the sports ministry to fix these places next week,” BFF general secretary Md Abu Nayeem Shohag told the reporters.Bangladesh squad: Goalkeeper: Ashraful Islam Rana, Anisur Rahman, Md Sahidul Alam, Md Pappu Hossain; Defenders: Topu Barman, Md Yeasin Khan, Bishwanath Ghosh, Sushanto Tripura, S M Monjurur Rahman Manik, Md Rahmat Mia, Yeasin Arafat, Md Tutul Hosain Badsha, Md Rayhan Hasan; Midfielders: Atiqur Rahman Fahad, Tariq Raihan Kazi, Mohammad Rabiul Hasan, Biplo Ahamed, Md Mamunul Islam Mamun, Sohel Rana; Forwards: Md Saad Uddin, Mohammad Nabib Newaz Ziban, Md Arifur Rahman, Riyadul Hasan, Jamal Bhuyan, Nazmul Islam Rasel, Md Manik Hossain Molla, Rakib Hossain; Forwards: Mahbubur Rahman Sufil, Md Matin Miah, Mohammad Ibrahim, Tawhidul Alam Sabuz and Masuk Mia Jony, Md Foysal Ahmed Fahim, Md Sumon Reza, M S Bablu and Md Abdullah.