BPL postponed for indefinite period

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The decision came through an emergency meeting of the professional football league committee with the top-flight clubs at the BFF House Tuesday afternoon

All kinds of football games including the Bangladesh Premier League are postponed for an indefinite period due to the Covid-19 pandemic, announced the Bangladesh Football Federation yesterday.

The decision came through an emergency meeting of the professional football league committee with the top-flight clubs at the BFF House in the afternoon.

“After discussing with the clubs, we came to the decision that the Bangladesh Premier League will be suspended for an indefinite period until the coronavirus situation comes under control.” said Abdus Salam Murshedy, the chairman of the professional league committee.

All kind of tournaments organised by BFF including the Women’s Football League and Independent Cup are also suspended for an indefinite period.

“The postponement is applied to all kinds of tournaments organized by BFF including the Independence Cup.” Murshedy, also BFF senior vice president, replied to a different query. “When the situation gets better, we will call a meeting before deciding the new schedules,” he added. 

Earlier on March 16, following the direction from the Ministry of Youth and Sports on the same day to shut down all kinds of sports activity in the country, the BFF suspended the premier league until March 31.