Squad for SAFF Championship announced...

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Squad for SAFF Championship announced

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:56 PM, 22 September 2021   Updated: 04:08 PM, 22 September 2021

Squad for SAFF Championship announced

Squad for SAFF Championship announced

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) today announced a 26-member preliminary squad for the SAAF Championship that will be held in the Maldives. Elita Kingsley, a Nigerian migrate Bangladeshi, made the cut in the squad under the new football coach Oscar Bruzon.

Kingsley has not yet received clearances from FIFA and AFC. He will not be able to play for Bangladesh until he gets clearance.

Apart from him, Jewel Rana, who last played for Bangladesh in 2019, has also returned in the team.

Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra goalkeeper Ashraful Islam Rana, Chattogram Abahani midfielder Manik Hossain Mollah, Bashundhara Kings' Atiqur Rahman Fahad also included in the 26-men squad.

Mitul Marma, Rahbar Khan Smaran, a Canadian expatriate, and Tahmid Islam, a French expatriate, have been dropped.

Bangladesh Primary Squad:

Goalkeepers: Anisur Rahman Zico, Shahidul Alam and Ashraful Islam Rana.

Defenders: Bishwanath Ghosh, Tapu Barman, Tariq Kazi, Rahmat Mia, Riyadul Hasan Rafi, Yasin Arafat, Rezaul Karim, Mehedi Hasan, Atiquzzaman, Tutul Hossain Badshah.

Midfielders: Atiqur Rahman Fahad, Sohail Rana, Saad Uddin, Jamal Bhuiyan, Rakib Hossain, Manik Hossain Mollah.

Forwards: Bipolu Ahmed, Mahbubur Rahman Sufil, Mohammad Ibrahim, Matin Mia, Elita Kingsley, Sumon Reza, Jewel Rana.

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