Bangladesh beefs up preliminary SAFF squad by adding expatriate footballer Yusuf Haque

SAFF squad

The BFF is going away no stone unturned to field a powerful squad (SAFF squad) for the approaching SAFF Championship.

The Asian country soccer Federation (BFF) has further (footballer Yusuf Haque)Yusuf Zulkarnain Haque. An expatriate football player from England, to the preliminary 34-man squad for the upcoming 2023 SAFF Championship.

But, there are some hurdles before Haque will finally don the inexperienced shirt. He doesn’t have a Bangladeshi passport and has applied for a visa. However, the BFF is assured that the formalities are completed at intervals time. And therefore the offensive midfielder will be ready to be a part of the training sessions. In the capital of Bangladesh at the earliest.

footballer Yusuf Haque
footballer Yusuf Haque

It’s noteworthy that the BFF has already enclosed Nigerian-born forward Eleta Kingsley. In their preliminary squad and are presently expecting clearance from FIFA so the national team will avail his services.

The Bangladesh eleven is predicted to start out their preparation for the SAFF Championship. From Sept twenty-one once their domestic season gets over. The twenty-21 Bangladesh Premier League champions Bashundhara Kings can play. Their last league match on September 20 once that the national team will start their preparation.

SAFF squad
SAFF squad

Meanwhile, the federation has roped in Academy Award Bruzon as an interim coach for 2 months of replacement Jamie Day. Bangladesh is presently on a seven-game unsuccessful run and has lost their last two friendlies. Against Palestine (2-0) and Kirgizia (4-1) earlier in September.

They’re set to open their SAFF Cup campaign against the state on Oct 1, before facing India, Maldives and Asian nations in an exceeding round-robin format. the highest two groups can advance to the final.

Beneath Day since August 2018, the geographic area Tigers managed a record of W9, D5, L15 in twenty-nine games and were eliminated from the cluster stages of the 2018 SAFF Championship.

Once are East Pakistan enjoying their 1st match in SAFF Championship 2023?

Bangladesh begin their campaign on Oct one against the state followed by facing Bharat on October 4. The war hosts Maldives on October seven and so face the Asian nation within their final league match on October 13.

What’s the format of the (SAFF squad)SAFF Championship 2023?

Since solely Five Nations are collaborating in the competition there’ll be no teams and also the groups will play one another once in a round-robin format. the highest 2 groups can advance to the final.