Bangladesh take on strong Palestine in a lone group A opening match of the prestigious Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football tournament scheduled to be held tomorrow (Wednesday) at Bangabandhu National Stadium.
The match kicks off at 5 pm.
State-owned Bangladesh Television, private satellite channel RTV and Bangla TV will telecast live the match while online broadcaster Mychujoo will provide live commentary.
Bangladesh will play their second and last group stage match against Sri Lanka on January 19.
The sixth edition of the prestigious tournament is going to be held with the participation of six countries divided into two groups.
Palestine are the defending champions of the tournament.
Hosts Bangladesh have been pitted in group A along with Palestine and Sri Lanka while the group B consists of Burundi, Mauritius and Seychelles.
Palestine are the highest ranked (106) side in the tournament, followed by Burundi (151), Mauritius (172), Bangladesh (187), Seychelles (200) and Sri Lanka (205).
The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has completed all the preparation to make the event a success.
Palestine, Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Seychelles are already in city to participate in the tournament while Burundi football team is expected to arrive tomorrow (Wednesday).
January 16 : Mauritius vs Burundi
January 17 : Palestine vs Sri Lanka
January 18: Burundi vs Seychelles
January 19 : Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
January 20 : Seychelles Vs Mauritius
January 22 1st semifinal Group A champions vs Group B runners-up
Janaury 23 : 2nd semifinal group B champions vs Group A runners-up
Janaury 25 : The Final