Bangladesh go down 3-2 to Qatar Military team in 1st practice match
Published : Thursday, 26 November, 2020 at 10:57 AM Count : 213
Despite taking early lead, the Bangladesh national football team suffered a 3-2 goal defeat to Qatar Military Football team in the first friendly practice match held on Wednesday evening at Al Aziziyah Boutique (Super Club, Pitch 2) in Doha, Qatar.
The match was locked 1-1 at the breather as the ball was centered midfield most of the proceedings, according to a message received here from Bangladesh Football Federation, BSS reports.
In the day’s match, Mohammad Ibrahim gave Bangladesh a deserving lead early in the 8th minute. Receiving a wrong back pass of Military team, Ibrahim scored the goal with his own solo effort.
Military team staged to a fight back to restore the parity in the 29th minute when forward Yousef Ali, after taking a wrong back pass from Topu, sent the ball home also with his own solo effort.
After the resumption, substitute Jostek Wadvi put Military team ahead in the 50th minute and he further widened the team’s margin scoring his second and third for his team in the 55th minute of the match.
Bangladesh got a real scoring chance in the 77th minute but Rakibul’s well-judge shot after dodging past three opponent defenders, narrowly missed the target.
Substitute player MS Bablu reduced the margin scoring the second goal for Bangladesh in the 85th minute after receiving a superb pass from Rakibul.
Bangladesh got several scoring chances in the last fifteen minutes of the match but failed to convert any of those into goal.
Some two hundred Bangladeshi expatriates came in the stadium to support the Bangladesh team.
Bangladesh will play their second practice match against Lusail Sports Club scheduled to be held on Saturday (November 28) at Aziziyah Boutique (super club, pitch-1).
Bangladesh – Rana, Rahmat Mia, Topu, Jamal, Saad, Sohel, Biswanath, Ibrahim, Riyadul, Mahbubur and Manik.
Qatar Military football team -Hajiri, Udi Joy, Khalid Nawaf, Mahamood, Abdullah, Yafei, Wazed, Yousef, Bansoon, Bazil and Yousuf Ali.