Last updated on September 29, 2019
Bangladesh soccer team trainer Jamie Day believes India is “a very long way forward” with regards to national construction and facilities and that is going to help them begin as overwhelming favorites if both sides meet at a World Cup qualifier in the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on October 15.
“It is going to be a rather hard challenge since India is rated 83 place, and a very long way before us together with national soccer and facilities readily available,” Day told IANS from Dhaka.
Bangladesh take on Qatar in the home on October 10 before locking horns with acquaintances India five times afterward. They’re at the base of this five-team Team E at the Moment. India finds itself in fourth place with a single point from two games. They lost 1-2 to Oman in the home.
“We’re preparing today with all the players and also have begun our camp a week,” stated the 40-year old Brit, who played for Arsenal briefly.
Asked about the Indian gamers they’re cautious of, unsurprisingly Day stated captain and record goalscorer Sunil Chhetri is Bangladesh’s most important threat.
“There is a couple of players we will need to know about but Chhetri is your principal goal-scoring threat.”
Bangladesh will expect to find assistance in Kolkata because of closeness between both countries, West Bengal and Dhaka, and familiarity concerning culture and language.
“I hope we could have a huge Bangladesh after to assist the boys in this challenging fixture,” Day explained.
On Bangladesh soccer, he added: “Many of our team is below 23, therefore going forward this World Cup this will provide them a wonderful experience to utilize.
“We will need to boost our team and construction of our teams to find the young players growing and into a federal team.”
So far as the 104-ranked Indian group under softball coach Igor Stimac is worried, all gamers are in pre-season training together with the clubs before their Indian Super League which begins from October 20.