Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) revealed the rescheduled fixtures of the Women’s Football League 2019-20 that restarts on November 7
Women’s football in Bangladesh is all set to resume within a week and it would be the first competitive football action to take places during Covid-19 pandemic.
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) revealed the rescheduled fixtures of the Women’s Football League 2019-20 that restarts on November 7 after a long hiatus of seven and half months.
It is however not the league but the JFA U-14 Women’s National Football Championship 2020 which would be the first football competition to be held during the pandemic. The competition kicks off on Tuesday and will be held in seven regional zones with as many as 49 district teams.
Training activities of different teams including residential practice camp of national team, men’s and women’s team of Bashundhara Kings and youth women’s football camp of BFF began earlier after the government allowed sports activity to resume on August 10, but no top-tier competition has taken places yet.
Men’s football is set to start again with the FIFA friendly between hosts Bangladesh and Nepal on November 14 in Dhaka followed by another one three days later while the domestic season 2020-21 is scheduled to kick off on December 19 through the Federation Cup.
Table toppers Bashundhara Kings take on FC Uttar Bango in their opening sixth-round fixtures at the Birshrestha Shaheed Sepahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the capital’s Kamalapur on Saturday 3pm to raise the curtain of the game during pandemic. All remaining fixtures will be held at the same venue until December 12.