Booters give sample again for Covid test


All the players of Bangladesh national football team again gave their sample on Saturday for COVID-19 test prior to the first training session, according to a message received from Bangladesh Football Federation, reports BSS.

The players are now staying in Doha to play their away match of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying round match against Qatar scheduled for December 4.

Meanwhile, The Qatar FA has confirmed the match venue and kick-off time of Bangladesh’s FIFA World Cup Qualifiers round match against Qatar. The match will be held on December 4 at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha at 7 pm (Qatar time), the message added.

All the players and team officials of the Bangladesh National Football Team are well and healthy, the message concluded.

National football team assistant coach Stuart Paul Watkiss through a video message said, “COVID-19 test again is no harm. The players will have their first training session in the gym under the guidance of a fitness coach and everybody is looking forward to the game in two weeks’ time.

Defender Topu Barman through a video message said in each room they were given a session on Friday and they completed it by maintaining properly.

He said all the team members again went through COVID-19 test on Friday morning and took part in the gym session divided into three groups.

Topu hoped that all the test results would come negative and the players would have their training by going to the field from Sunday.