The Bangladesh team left for Qatar on May 26 to play the remaining three matches of the World Cup and Asian Cup joint qualifiers. Although there were names in the final list, Mohammad Ibrahim and Mahbubur Rahman could not go with the team that day as they were attacked by Corona.
Winger Ibrahim left Dhaka for Qatar on a flight at 11 a.m. today after recovering from Corona. The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) said in a press release. If Corona is negative, Mahbubur will also be sent to Qatar, BFF said.
On May 19, Karona was identified as Ibrahim. Then in the first phase he was in isolation at the team hotel. Later, Tim left the hotel and was in isolation at his club Bashundhara Kings.
Another injured footballer Mahbubur is in isolation at his home. This forward also expects that he will be able to join the team after recovering. He is supposed to get tested today.
Arriving in Doha last Friday, Jamal Bhuiyan has already practiced for two sessions in Qatar. The gym was held at the Tim Hotel this morning.
At present Bangladesh, India and Afghanistan have three teams in the same hotel in Doha. The Indian team has reached Qatar as the first host.
The Afghan team arrived last night. Another opponent of Bangladesh, Oman team will set foot in Doha today.
The first of Bangladesh’s remaining three matches in the World Cup qualifiers is against Afghanistan on June 3. Bangladesh will play against India on June 7. The last match on June 18 against Oman.