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BFF president Kazi Salahuddin infected with coronavirus

Sports Desk
26 November 2020, Thu
Published: 11:39

BFF president Kazi Salahuddin infected with coronavirus

President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Kazi Salahuddin has tested positive for coronavirus.

BFF Secretary-General Abu Naim Sohag confirmed the matter to media on Thursday morning.

The former Swadhin Bangla Football Team forward gave his sample on Tuesday and the results came back positive for the virus on Wednesday.

He was scheduled to fly for Qatar to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asia Cup 2023 joint-qualification match between Asian champions Qatar and Bangladesh to be held on December 4.

Kazi Salahuddin was re-elected president of the Bangladesh Football Federation for the fourth consecutive term last month.

He was elected for the first time as chief of Bangladesh football's governing body in 2008 before being re-elected unopposed in 2012. He won the election again in 2016.

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