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AFC representative visits BNS, Kamalapur stadiums

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka

The AFC representative Henche Jalong on Monday visited Bangabandhu National Stadium and Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium, Kamalapur to check the facilities ahead of the qualifying round group matches of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Football.
The AFC Women’s Asian Cup Football matches are scheduled to be held from April 20 to 28 in Dhaka next year.
The AFC official inspected the media centers, media center dressing rooms, referees rooms and medical rooms of the two venues.
He also visited different training grounds, hospitals and hotels in the city.
Jalong is expected to leave for Malaysia this evening.

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