Defender Biswanath Ghosh said the team is upbeat to play good brand of football against host Kyrgyzstan U-23 team in order to take the final preparation for the upcoming SAFF Championship
Defender Biswanath Ghosh said the team is upbeat to play good brand of football against host Kyrgyzstan U-23 team in order to take the final preparation for the upcoming SAFF Championship.
Bangladesh take on host Kyrgyzstan U-23 team in the last preparation match of the three nations Cup scheduled to be held tomorrow (Thursday) at Dolen Omuzakov Stadium in Bishkek.
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The match kicks off at 8.30 pm (BST).
"We've already played two matches of the tournament and we tried our level best to play good football, but lost both the matches ... We're also trying to stage a fight back against the junior Kyrgyzstan team... We've the last preparation match tomorrow which we hope to finish the preparation match with happy note to take the final preparation for the SAFF Championship," said Biswanath Ghosh through a video message today.
Biswanath said they will concentrate seriously to correct their mistakes they did in the tournament before the SAFF Championship.
Striker Suman Reza admitted that their performance in the last two matches of the tournament was not good but he hoped to improve their performance in
the last preparation match. He also hoped to finish the Kyrgyzstan mission with a happy note.
Before the last match, the Bangladesh national football team, split into two groups, completed their training session today at the local sports city field ground under the supervision of head coach Jamie Day.
Earlier, Bangladesh made a losing start in the tournament as they went down a 0-2 goal defeat to upper ranked Palestine and suffered a 1-4 goal defeat to host Kyrgyzstan national football team in the second match.
Anisur Rahman, Sahidul Alam, Mitul Marma, Topu Barman, Bishwanath Ghosh, Rahmat Mia, Tariq Raihan Kazi, Riyadul Hasan, Yeasin Arafat, Razaul Karim, Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Atikuzzaman, Sohel Rana, Jamal Bhuyan, Saad Uddin, Rakib Hossain, Nayb Md Tahmid Islam, Biplo Ahamed, Mahbubur Rahman, Mohammad Ibrahim, Matin Miah, Suman Reza and Rahbar Wahed Khan.