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BFF announces 2023 calendar for nat’l team

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 7th December, 2022 10:19:44 PM
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BFF announces 2023 calendar for nat’l team

Bangladesh Football Federation on Wednesday announced the 2023 calendar for the national football team.

As per the calendar, there will be five FIFA windows throughout the year -- March 20-28, June 12-20, September 4-12, October 9-17 and November 13-21.

The committee decided to host two FIFA tier-1 matches during the first window of the year in March.

They also decided to participate in the preliminary joint qualification round 1 for FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup 2027 from October 12-17 and in the preliminary joint qualification round 2 for FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup 2027 from November 16-21.

The BFF announced their participation in the 14th SAFF Championship which is expected to be held in September in AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2024 qualifiers from September 4-12.

The decisions were made in a meeting, chaired by BFF vice-president and the committee chairman Kazi Nabil Ahmed, at its house on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the committee made no decisions on Spanish head coach Javier Cabrera’s future of the national team.