Bangladesh Army Football Team, guided by former national women's team coach Golam Rabbani Choton, held Mohammedan Sporting Club to a 2-2 draw in their Independence Cup fixture at the Bashundhara Kings Arena yesterday.
Bangladesh women's football team's former head coach Golam Rabbani Choton took over Bangladesh Army's women's football team for two months.
Bangladesh women’s football is making the headlines again but this time for negative reasons, with the latest conundrum surrounding Golam Rabbani Choton’s resignation. The coach has been in charge for 17 years but called it quits and decided to end his relationship with the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF). Why couldn’t the BFF capitalise on the women’s team’s success? The Star News Plus brings you the detailed report.
Kazi Salahuddin, the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president, claimed that the success in women's football is largely due to the effort of technical director Paul Smalley. He also said that while Golam Rabbani Choton's sudden departure is a setback, the long-serving head coach is not irreplaceable.
Akhi Khatun, a key member of the national women's football team, is leaving the camp with aim of going to a Chinese sports institute.
Golam Rabbani Choton probably cannot remember the last time he was sitting at home while his charges were training at the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) astroturf, a place he had known to be home for more than a decade-and-a-half.
Assistant coach of Bangladesh Women’s football team Mahbubur Rahman Litu has said that the lack of matches and the excessive workload on the coaching team are the reasons why striker Sirat Jahan Swapna and head coach Golam Rabbani Choton has decided to call it quits.
Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin’s response to the retirement of women’s football team striker Sirat Jahan Swapna and head coach Golam Rabbani Choton pulling himself out of the role has been a passive one.
The man who led the senior women’s team to SAFF Women’s Championship title for the first time in September last year after leading the age-group women’s teams to many accolades in South Asia and beyond, confirmed his decision to the Daily Star.