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Cabrera in selection dilemma before FIFA friendly and Asia Cup

Cabrera in selection dilemma before FIFA friendly and Asia Cup

Bangladesh national football team’s head coach Javier Fernandez Cabrera inevitably to see a selection dilemma ahead of the FIFA international friendly match and Asia Cup qualifying round matches. Cabreara who shaped his 23-man squad keeping Tarek Kazi, Masuk Miah Jony, Sumon Reza and Matin Miah, players of the Bashundhara Kings are uncertain, as all four vital players of the team had injury during the AFC Cup.If coach will have to bring changes in the squad, will have a huge dilemma in absence of four important performers.Meanwhile, Bangladesh team is to leave Dhaka for Jakarta early hour of May 27 (3:45 am to play their FIFA frirndly international match against Indonesia to take place on June 1.Following the the FIFA friendly in Jakarta, Bangladesh team will go Malaysia to play in the Asia Cup Qualifying round matches to be held in Kuala Lumpur from June 8-14.    In the previous two games of FIFA friendlies, under the newly Spanish coach Cabrera has bitter experiences against Maldives and Mongolia in home and away ground respectively. The Spanish coach Cabrera could not make his journey with happy note with the Bangladesh national team when in his debut match went down to Maldives by 2-0 in Male on March 24 and managed a goalless draw against Mongolia at home ground four days later.However, it would be another big blow for Cabrera if he will have to face stronger opponents than Maldives and Mongolia in the both FIFA friendly and the Asia Cup qualifying round matches in absence of four vital performers. Bangladesh are in the Group E which is c...

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