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06th-Sep-2018

Bangladesh face Pakistan in SAFF Championship today

By BSS, Dhaka

Motivated Bangladesh national football team will take on Pakistan national football team in their second group A match of the SUZUKI SAFF Championship scheduled to be held today ( Thursday) at Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS).
The match kicks off at 7 pm, following the day's other second group A match between Nepal and Bhutan starts at 4 pm at the same venue.
Both Bangladesh and Pakistan will fight tomorrow to ensure the semi-final following their opening match victory in the tournament. Bangladesh showed an impressive football by beating Bhutan by 2-0 goals while Pakistan stunned Nepal by 2-1.
The boys in red and green are now placed at comfortable position at the top of the table with 3 points and +2 goals to their name while Pakistan also stay second with 3 points but a goal difference of +1.
Bangladesh will play their third and final group match against Nepal while Pakistan will meet Bhutan scheduled to be held on September 8 at the BNS.
Teams:
Bangladesh squad - Ashraful Islam Rana, Shaidul Alam, Anisur Rahman, Nasir
Uddin Chowdhury, Waly Faisal, Topu Bormon, Tutul Hossain Badsha, Biswanath
Ghosh, Sushanto Tripura, Faisal Mahmood, Atiqur Rahman Fahad, Jamal Bhuiyan, Emon Mahmud, Mahmunul Islam Mamun, Biplob Ahmed, Sohel Rana, Mashuk Mia Zoni,M Saad Uddin, M Shakawat Hossain Rony and Mahbubur Rahman.
Pakistan Squad- Umer Hayat, Naveed, Zeshan Rahman, Faisal Iqbal, Abdulla Qazy, Shabaz Younos, Mohisini Ali, Bilawal, Riaz, Faheem, Saadhulla, Mehemood, Saddam Hussain, Hassan Bashir,Adil, Adnan, Yousuff Butt, Saqib Hanif, Asanulla and Mohamed Ali.