Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB)- Bangla TV and Star Sports 1, 2, Star Hindi 1, Star Sports HD,1 2 and Star Sports Bangla 1-- will telecast live the joint qualification match for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 between Bangladesh and India at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Salt Lake, Kolkata on Tuesday .
The match will kick-off at 8:00 pm (BdST).
Ahead of the Tuesday match, Bangladeshi booters practiced at the Salt Lake Yuba Bharati Training ground in Kolkata Monday afternoon.
Bangladesh currently in the 41th position in AFC and 187th in FIFA rankings while India are in the 18th slot in AFC and 104th in FIFA rankings.
In their 28 meeting since Asian Games 1978, Bangladesh won only two matches against India, in South Asian Federation Games 1991 and 1999. Bangladesh conceded defeat in 15 matches and settled for draw in 11 encounters.
In their last five meets, Bangladesh conceded defeat in three matches against their neighboring India while the remaining two matches ended in draw.
Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB)- The four-team UEFA Assist U-16 Development Tournament’2019, involving Cambodia, Maldives, Faroe Islands and hosts Bangladesh will begin here on Wednesday at Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS).
Faroe Islands U-16 Football team will play the Maldives U-16 Football team in the opening match at 4 pm while Bangladesh U-16 Football team will face Cambodia U-16 Football team in the day’s other match at 7 pm.
In the remaining matches, Bangladesh will meet Faroe Islands on October 18 and the Maldives on October 20 at the same venue.
Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – Syed Mamun of BSS clinched table tennis singles title of the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) sports festival, arranged on the occasion of the club’s 65th Founding Anniversary at the club premises on Monday.
Tariqul Islam Masum of Channel i finished runner-up while SK Enamul Haque of Daily Star became 3rd in the singles event.
Earlier, Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Syed Shahed Reza inaugurated the table tennis competition on the 2nd day of the festival in the morning at a simple ceremony chaired by JPC President Saiful Alam.
General Secretary of Bangladesh Volleyball Federation Ashiqur Rahman Miku, General Secretary of Bangladesh Handball Federation Asaduzzaman Kohinoor, General Secretary of Bangladesh Basketball Federation AK Sarkar and JPC sports committee convener Kallyan Saha were also present on the occasion.
Later, in the afternoon, JPC President Saiful Alam inaugurated the air gun shooting competition of the festival.
In the shooting competition, Golam Kibria of NTV emerged as champion, Kazi Rownak Hossain of Saragom finished runner-up while Mohammad Momin Hossain and Rashida Afzalunnessa of BSS became 3rd.
Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – Gono Bishwabidyalay (University) smartly reached the final of the United Group Faraaz Inter-University Gold Cup Football Tournament 2019 eliminating International University of Business, Agriculture & Technology (IUBAT) by 3-0 goals in the 2nd semifinal at Kamalpur Stadium here on Monday.
They will play final against South East University on Monday (Oct 21) at 3:30 pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here.
After a barren first half in the day’s 2nd semis, Shakhawat Hossain, Ripon Mollah and Ashraful Islam scored one goal each for the winners.
Shakhawat put Gono Bishwabidyalay ahead in the 61st minute by a rebounder when an attempt of his team-mate Russell came his way from IUBAT custodian Grant (1-0) .
Ripon Mollah doubled the winners’ margin in the 68th minute, by a rebound header, off a Shakhawat shot that also came his way from the opponent custodian (2-0).
Ashraful Islam sealed the fate of the match scoring the 3rd goal for Gono Bishwabidyalay in the 70th minute (3-0).
Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – Bangladesh U-21 Hockey team will play against touring Oman U-21 Hockey team in the fifth and last match of Walton five-match practice series on Tuesday (Oct 15).
The match will kick off at Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium here at 4pm.
Earlier, Bangladesh U-21 Hockey team clinched the Walton five-match practice series 3-0 with one match to spare crushing the touring Oman U-21 Hockey team by 4-1 goals in the 4th match on Saturday.
Hosts Bangladesh Youth Hockey team made a good start in the series beating Oman by 5-1 goals in the opening match and defeated them by 2-0 goals in the 3rd match after playing 2-2 draw in the 2nd match.
Oman arrived here on Monday last from Pakistan after playing four preparatory matches there, responding to the invitation of Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) as part of the Bangladesh team’s preparations for the next year’s Junior Asia Cup in Dhaka, a qualifying meet for the Junior Hockey World Cup.