The Bangladesh national football team returned to the country last Sunday after finishing the SAF Championship. Jamal Bhuiyan and Tapu Varman do not have much opportunity to rest. In a few days, they will have to go down again in preparation for the four-nation tournament for Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to be held in Sri Lanka from November 6 to 17. The Sri Lankan Football Federation has also finalized the schedule of the tournament today.
Will Jamal Bhuiyan be able to overcome the frustration this time?
Will Jamal Bhuiyan be able to overcome the frustration this time? File Photo: Prothom Alo
Bangladesh will face Seychelles in the first match on November 8. Bangladesh will play against Maldives and Sri Lanka on November 11 and 14 respectively. The matches will be held at the Racecourse Stadium in Colombo. Though Maldives and Sri Lanka are known opponents, Bangladesh has never played against Seychelles before. Again, the team is not a completely unknown name. The country, which is at 199 in the world rankings, played in the last Bangabandhu Gold Cup held in Dhaka in 2020.
Spanish coach Oscar Bruzon of Bangladesh team
Bangladesh’s Spanish coach Oscar Bruzonfile Photo: Prothom Alo
The question is who will be the coach of Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka? After Saf, BFF wants Spanish Oscar Bruzon as the interim coach in this tournament as well. However, reliable sources said that Bashundhara Kings will not leave Brujon. Because, Bashundhara will go down in pre-season preparation.