• Sunday, Sep 20, 2020
  • Last Update : 11:06 am

Bashundhara Kings to play 5 remaining AFC Cup matches in Maldives

  • Published at 06:26 pm July 21st, 2020
Bashundhara Kings
Bashundhara Kings players during training Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reportedly gave Maldives the solo right to host all the remaining group E matches as the only bidder after the participating teams agreed to play the rest of matches at a single venue due to Covid-19 pandemic

Bangladesh champions Bashundhara Kings will play their five remaining Group E matches of the AFC Cup Football in Maldives from October 23 to November 4 this year.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reportedly gave Maldives the solo right to host all the remaining group E matches as the only bidder after the participating teams agreed to play the rest of matches at a single venue due to Covid-19 pandemic.

After reopening of the borders on limited scale during the coronavirus, the Maldives was found comparatively safe destination for playing football.

The Maldives had had a relatively low outbreak of coronavirus. The country has reported less than 3,000 cases until July 20 with 15 deaths and only 615 active cases.

BPL champions Bashundhara Kings are on the top of the four-team Group E after their 5-1 victory over Maldivian club TC Sports in the first match at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on March 11.

Chennai City FC of India and Maziya S&RC of the Maldives shared the second slot following a 2-2 draw between the two teams played in Chennai, also on March 11.

Bashundhara Kings and the three other teams will play five each of their remaining group matches from October 23 to November 4 in Male.

Top team of the group will qualify for the inter-zone playoff semifinals. 

The final of the tournament will be played on December 12 but the venue yet to be finalised.

53
50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail