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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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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.