‘We must keep the SAFF Championship spirit’

'we must keep the saff championship spirit'0

Prior to two FIFA friendly against Afghanistan, the Bangladesh national team resumed a full training session at the Bashundhara Sports Complex practice field on Wednesday after undergoing a recuperation session.

against September 4, Afghanistan takes against the guys in red and green at the Bashundhara Kings arena. Three days later, the teams rematch at the same location.

While head coach Javier Cabrera started getting ready for two FIFA friendlies against Afghanistan in the third week of September, he did not have his whole team available since Abahani and Bashundhara Kings players arrived at the camp on September 25 and 27, respectively.

The last player to report to camp after playing football for Sol de Mayo in Argentina’s third division was captain Jamal Bhuiyan.

Given that the majority of its players are based in Europe, Afghanistan has been a formidable squad. They are powerful, in my opinion, since they are 30 to 35 spots ahead of Bangladesh [in the FIFA rating,” Jamal told reporters after training yesterday.

“But we have the benefit of being at home. We must maintain the same attitude we had at the SAFF Championship. The 34-year-old midfielder expressed his belief that they might achieve a favorable outcome, expressing his happiness to resume training after his return from Argentina.

Jamal spoke about his time as Sol de Mayo’s captain while playing in Argentina.

“When I received the captaincy there, I was taken aback. I was pleased to get the captain’s armband from the club president. They were quite helpful to me, which is why I appreciated them. It’s been a positive experience all around, with various individuals and playing styles,” Jamal said.

Everything is different there, even the cuisine and weather. Now that winter has arrived in Argentina, I’m adjusting to the weather.”

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