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Mamunul replaces Fahad in midfield

  • Published at 07:04 pm September 6th, 2018
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Bangladesh's Mamunul Islam shoots during training in Dhaka in September Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik

Last match's hero, youngster Mahbubur Rahman Sufil kept his place as centre-forward, flanked by Biplo Ahmed and Saad Uddin, while Shahidul Alam Sohel started again between the posts.

Bangladesh head coach Jamie Day made only one change from the Bhutan win as experienced midfielder Mamunul Islam replaced youngster Atiqur Rahman Fahad to partner Jamal Bhuiyan in midfield for the crucial Saff Championship Group A tie against Pakistan in Dhaka Thursday.

Last match's hero, youngster Mahbubur Rahman Sufil kept his place as centre-forward, flanked by Biplo Ahmed and Saad Uddin, while Shahidul Alam Sohel started again between the posts.

Pakistan made three changes as their Brazilian head coach Jose Nogueira brought in defenders Nasir Qazi and Shahbaz Younas and forward Muhammad Adil, who replaced Denmark-based forward Naweed Bashir at the forward line.

Bangladesh starting XI: Shahidul Alam Sohel; Waly Faisal, Topu Barman, Tutul Hossain Badshah, Bishwanath Ghosh; Mamunul Islam, Jamal Bhuiyan, Masuk Miah Joni, Biplo Ahmed, Saad Uddin; Mahbubur Rahman Sufil.