Mamunul, Zahid banned for a year from national football team

Footballers Mamunul Islam and Zahid Hossain have been banned from playing in the national team for a year for violating the disciplinary code during SAFF Championship and Two other footballers, Yasin Khan and  Soheil Rana, too have been barred from playing for six months, a fact-finding committee said on Wednesday.

The committee was formed to investigate the Bangladesh team’s failure in the two tournaments.

After investigation it submitted a report against seven footballers for breaking the code. The accused footballers were given the right to self-defence during the hearing.

They can however play domestic tournaments, it said.