Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin returned to the capital yesterday with good news for the country’s football loving public as nine countries are set to participate in an international tournament in Dhaka on November this year.
On a two-week tour of several Asian countries, Salahuddin met their football federations and Sri Lanka, Qatar, Indonesia and Thailand, among nine teams, have confirmed that they will come to Dhaka and play.
Other countries that have expressed their desire to take part in the contest are Turkmenistan, Iraq, Iran and Lebanon.
BFF general secretary Al Musabbir Sadi has said that the tournament might be held on a club basis.
“Clubs generate a lot of interest among the people so we might be inviting clubs from the respective countries for the tournament planned,” informed Sadi.
“Nothing has been planned and decided so far as the President have returned today and he has not sat down with us yet,” added the general secretary.