Bangladesh Football Federation, in a media release, confirmed it today (Saturday) evening.
Bangladesh football team accompanied by the coaching staffs departed Qatar after playing their FIFA World Cup' 2022 and AFC Asian Cup ' 2023 joint qualifiers against hosts Qatar on December 4, but captain Jamal Bhuiyan stayed back for a few days for personal reasons.
Bangladesh midfielder cum captain Jamal Bhuiyan underwent Covid-19 test on Thursday (Dec 10) in Qatar before flying for Bangladesh, but the result came out positive, despite he has no symptoms of the virus.
In the media release, the BFF informed that the Bangladesh captain is now in isolation at a hotel in Doha, and the BFF is maintaining close touch with Qatar Football Association in a view to provide all sorts of assistance for him.
In the circumstances, Jamal Bhuiyan's contract with traditional Kolkata Mohammedan to play in the Indian I-League beginning on January 9, has become uncertain.
Comilla United defeated Spartan MK Gallactico Sylhet FC by 1-0 goal in the Tricotex Women's Football League 2019-20 on Thursday.
Thuiyenu scored the match-winner for Kumilla in the 16th minute of the day's lone match at the Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi M Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur this afternoon.
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Earlier, National star-studded Bashundhara Kings smartly clinched the seven-team Women's Football League crown with all-win record crushing FC Uttar Bongo by 14-1 goals in their last league match on Wednesday, featuring five goals by Sabina Khatun.
Country's celebrated striker Sabina finished top of the scorers list scoring 35 goals with eight hat tricks in 12 league matches.
After the match, Bashundhara Kings clinched the league title comfortably with all-win records securing full 36 points from all the 12 matches while their nearest rivals Nasrin Sports Academy are in the distant 2nd position collecting 27 points from 11 matches.
The remaining three league matches (without Bashundhara Kings) will be held on December 12 & 13 at the same venue.
National star-studded Bashundhara Kings smartly clinched the seven-team Tricotex Women's Football League 2019-20 crown with all-win record on Wednesday.
They earned a massive 14-1 goals victory over FC Uttar Bongo in their last league match at the Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi M Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur this afternoon, featuring three hattricks by national coloured Sabina Khatun, Krishna Rani Sarkar and Sheuli Azim.
Sabina Khatun struck five goals, Krishna Rani Sarkar and Sheuli Azim scored three goals each, Tohura Khatun netted two and Shopna scored the remaining goal for the Kings.
Sultana scored the consolation goal for Uttar Bongo in the dying moment.
In the day's other match, Nasrin Sports Academy almost assured their runners-up slot in the league outplaying Jamalpur Kacharipara Ekadash by 5-1 goals at the same.
Sajeda scored two, Marzia, Ritu and Shohagi netted one goal each for the winners while Shirin netted the face-saving goal for the losers.
After the day's match, Bashundhara Kings finished top comfortably in the league table with all-win records securing full 36 points from all the 12 matches while their nearest rivals Nasrin Sports Academy are in the distant 2nd position collecting 27 points from 11 matches.
Feni District earned 3-1 goal victory over Bandarban District in the Mujib Borsho Bangabandhu Football Tournament 2020 at the MA Aziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram on Tuesday.
Mehedi, Nazmul and Abid scored one each for Feni, which dominated the first half by 1-0 goal.
Ariful scored the lone goal for Bandarban in the 2nd half.
The season's curtain raiser soccer meet, the Federation Cup Football is to be named "Walton Federation Cup Football 2020" beginning on December 22 at the Bangabandu National Stadium here.
To be the title sponsor of the Federation Cup Football '2020, Walton Group has signed a contract with the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) at a signing ceremony at the conference room of BFF on Tuesday (Nov 8).
BFF Senior Vice President and chairman of the Professional League Management Committee Abdus Salam Murshedy MP and Executive Director of the meet's title sponsor Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn singed the deal on half of their respective organizations at the function.
The tournament, organised by Bangladesh Football Federation, also powered by Premier Bank Limited and co-sponsored by IFIC Bank Limited.
The representatives of two banks also signed the deal with BFF at the day's signing ceremony.
Deputy Managing Director of Premier Bank Shamsuddin Chowdhury and Deputy Managing Director of IFIC Bank Shah Mohammad Moinuddin signed the contract on behalf of their respective organisations.
BFF member Elias Hossain and BFF general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohaq were also present at the function.
Thirteen premier division club teams are scheduled to participate in the tournament. But, Muktijoddha SKC reluctant to participate this time showing financial crisis.
A limited number of spectators will be allowed to witness the match at the stadium following the health guidelines.
Participating teams are: Bashundhara Kings, Dhaka Abahani Limited, Mohammedan SC, Sheikh Jamal DC, Sheikh Russel KC, Brothers Union Club, Saif SC, Muktijoddha SKC, Rahmatganj MFS, Police SC, Uttar Baridhara Club, Chattogram Abahani and Arambagh KS.