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Morsalin, Sazzad added to preliminary squad

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 1 June, 2023 12:00 AM
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Midfielder Shekh Morsalin from Bashundhara Kings and forward Sazzad Hossain from Mohammedan Sporting Club were included in the 35-member preliminary squad of the Bangladesh national football team for their upcoming FIFA friendly match against Cambodia and SAFF Championship 2023.

Morsalin and Sazzad replaced defender Md Saad Uddin and forward Motin Mia after they were ruled out with injury problems.

Team manager Amer Khan informed that Morsalin and Sazzad were selected based on their recent performances in domestic football.

Meanwhile, the preparation camp of the squad is expected to begin on June 4 at the Bashundhara Kings Arena. Bangladesh will play a friendly match in Cambodia on June 15 before they take part in the SAFF Championship in Bengaluru, India from June 21 to July 4.

Bangladesh will start their Group B campaign against Lebanon on June 22 before they face Maldives and Bhutan on June 25 and 28 respectively.