Booters’ residential training camp begins tomorrow


DHAKA, Aug 22, 2019 (BSS)- All the national footballers are set to back
into business as the residential training camp of the national team against
Afghanistan for joint qualifiers of Qatar World Cup and China Asian Cup
begins tomorrow (Friday) in the city.

The preliminary selected 26 booters have been asked to report to team
manager Satyajit Das Rupu with necessary sports gears tomorrow (Friday) at 6
pm at Fars’ Hotel and Resort.

Bangladesh will play their first match of the qualifiers against
Afghanistan on September 10 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

National team’s head coach Jamie Day, however, have to start the camp
without seven Abahani players, who are with the club for AFC Cup’s inter-zone
semifinal playoffs on August 21 and 28.

The English born coach will get the full squad from the second-phase
training camp to be held in Dushanbe.

The national team is expected to leave for Tajikistan on September 1. In
Dushanbe, the squad will have intensive training there and will play two
preparation matches against Tajikistan Premier League clubs on September 3
and 5.

Squad: Ashraful Islam Rana, Sahidul Alam, Anisur Rahman, Mohammad Mazharul
Islam, Tutul Hossain Badsha, Sushanto Tripura, Rahmat Mia, S M Monjurur
Rahman, Yeasin Khan, Bishwanath Ghosh, Riyadul Hasan, Nurul Naium Faisal,
Yeasin Arafat, Masuk Miah Zoni, Jamal Bhuiyan, Mamunul Islam Mamun, Sohel
Rana, Mohammad Rabiul Hasan, Biplo Ahamed, Mohammad Arifur Rahman, Mohammad
Ibrahim, Mohammad Nabib Newaz Ziban, Mahbubur Rahman, Matin Miah, Saad Uddin
and Jewel Rana.