Bangladesh will face Mongolia tomorrow in a FIFA Tier 1 international friendly match
Bangladesh take on Mongolia in their second Fifa Tier 1 International Friendly match to be held tomorrow (Tuesday) at Sylhet District Stadium in Sylhet.
The friendly match is part of the preparation for the final round of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers for both teams. The last time the Sylhet district stadium hosted an international Bangabandhu Gold Cup football tournament was in 2018.
Bangladesh will receive wide support from local football fans because if there is a national and international game in Sylhet, local football fans don’t hesitate to come to the stadium to support the team.
Jamal is also enjoying the atmosphere and at the same time, the captain of Bangladesh is also expecting the support of the fans in tomorrow’s game against Mongolia.
Bangladesh had suffered a 2-0 loss to the Maldives in their first Fifa Tier 1 international friendly held at the Maldives National Stadium in Male, but now the home side are optimistic to get back to their level of confidence by winning the game against Mongolia. using home advantage.
Speaking at a pre-match press conference held today (Monday) at the venue of the match, Bangladesh team captain Jamal Bhuyan said he was disappointed with the loss to the Maldives, but that he was ready to lead the team.
Jamal said the game will be at home, the whole country will be watching them and it is their responsibility to play on the pitch.
There is not much difference between Bangladesh and Mongolia when it comes to Fifa ranking. Both teams are coming off defeats in their first matches under a new manager. Skipper Jamal, however, finds himself more focused on performance on the pitch than rankings and past results.
The midfielder said he doesn’t care about the standings and doesn’t see which team is below us or who is above, but treats all his opponents equally.
He said that they don’t focus on the absence or presence of a player in the squad, but rather on monitoring the coach’s plan to be implemented on the pitch.
Mongolian captain Tsend-Ayuush Khurelbaatar said he wanted to make the match against Bangladesh memorable as the two countries will face each other again for the first time since that fateful encounter in Dammam 21 years ago.
Bangladesh team coach Javier Cabrera and Mongolian coach Ichiro Otsuka were also present at the press conference.
The game starts at 5:30 p.m.