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Footballers Mamunul, Zahid banned for a year

Sumel Sarker

Mamunul Islam (L) and Zahid Hossain

Footballers Mamunul, Zahid banned for a year

02 March 2016, Nirapad News: 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 Bangabandhu Gold Cup tournament.

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.

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