Jamal sees lack of fitness among players

Bangladesh national football team skipper Jamal Bhuyan said they have to work harder to raise the fitness level for the two friendly matches against Nepal, reports BSS.

“Honestly the team is not fully effective at all. Today we played a practice match and during the match it was noticed that a lot of players were struggling. We have to work harder, we have to do more running, then the fitness will come,” said Jamal to the pressmen yesterday during the team’s practice session at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

“I don’t know the fitness level of Nepal team at the moment one thing I can say players are hungry for win, because Bangladesh lost to Nepal in the previous two occasion which have already in the players mind, everybody is want to win this matches and we’ll have to win.”

Commenting about newcomer Tariq Raihan Kazi, Jamal said he is a new players’ in the team and hoped he would go well for the team.

Bangladesh national football team are scheduled to play two international friendlies against Nepal on November 13 and 17 at Bangabandhu National Stadium.