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Police FC announce grand arrival

  • Published at 02:42 am November 20th, 2019
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Bangladesh Police will be playing in the top-flight for the first time in history and the club brought out a colorful rally to mark the day Dhaka Tribune

Led by Serbian head coach Nikola Vitorovic, Police FC formed a decent squad signing in Serbian striker Luka Rotkovic, who featured for Chittagong Abahani Limited in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup last month

Reigning Bangladesh Premier League champion Bashundhara Kings, traditional crowdpuller Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited, former treble winner Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra and newly promoted Police FC have completing their players’ official registration process amid festive mood Tuesday.

A day before the deadline day of the seven-week transfer window, the above mentioned clubs appeared at BFF House in Dhaka with their players and officials riding on horse carts and backed by band parties and rally of supporters, which was quite an unusual scene since the introduction of the professional league in 2007.

Sheikh Russel were the first to arrive in Motijheel, followed by the other clubs. 

Saif Sporting Club and Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club also completed their players’ registration without the showdown of the players and supporters. 

Here are excerpts of the squads of the respective clubs, ahead of the new season starting with the Federation Cup in the middle of December.

Police colorful on debut

Bangladesh Police will be playing in the top-flight for the first time in history and the club brought out a colorful rally to mark the day. 

They are the only club along with Saif Sporting who submitted the list of all 35 players Tuesday.

Led by Serbian head coach Nikola Vitorovic, Police formed a decent squad signing in Serbian striker Luka Rotkovic, who featured for Chittagong Abahani Limited in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup last month.  

“Police have long been involved with football and we are happy to qualify for BPL as the Bangladesh Championship League champion. We are determined to display good football, entertain the spectators as well as contribute in country’s football,” said Police FC president and RAB DG Benazir Ahmed.