Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • Football fever grips Bangladesh players

    Since returning from Doha following the Joint Qualifiers for World Cup and Asian Cup, footballers of the national team have wasted no time in engaging themselves to domestic circuit’s club commitments at a time when all of footballing fraternity surf the waves of excitement of the ongoing editions of European Championship and Copa America.
  • ‘I like Bangladeshi culture’

    “I like Shuvo Noboborsho [Bengali New Year]. I think it is unique and special the way it is celebrated all over country,” Nigeria-born footballer Eleta Kingsley said as he was reacting to receiving his Bangladesh passport on Wednesday.
  • Of the peasants’ quest for a state and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    Afsan Chowdhury’s Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangladesh: The Quest for a State (1937-71), published in 2020 by Shrabon Prokashani, studies Bangabandhu in the context of the peasants’ resistance against colonialism and their quest for a state in South Asia.
  • ‘Hope to represent Bangladesh as far as my career goes’

    Finland-born Tariq Raihan Kazi is the second expatriate footballer after Jamal Bhuiyan to represent Bangladesh at international football. Tariq, who
  • ‘Backline has to be in top shape’

    The defensive solidity of Jamie Day’s boys in red and green have enjoyed a solid reputation but ironically, the British gaffer is facing a tough challenge to assemble his playing eleven, with the inexperienced backline remains his primary area of concern among all three departments, ahead of the World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers starting from June 3 in Qatar.