Like Rabbi, 64 boys and girls from 64 countries divided into eight groups, will play in a friendly event which is likely to be held from June 30 to July 2 this year. The position of play of Bangladesh’s representative was decided before.
Rabbi, student of Hazi Ibrahim Alam Chand High School in Narayanganj, will play as a striker in one of the eight teams. It will be the fifth edition of the event but Bangladesh will be participating in the project for the first time.
2018 Fifa World Cup's official partner Gazprom is organising the Football for Friendship program along with the world football’s governing body as part of Fifa Confederations Cup 2017 beginning in late June in the same country.