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8,000 spectators, Tk100 ticket

  • Published at 07:48 pm November 8th, 2020
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Bangabandhu National Stadium Md Manik

Host venue Bangabandhu National Stadium has the capacity of around 25,000 crowds but the entry restrictions are put on due to Covid-19 pandemic

Only 8,000 spectators will be allowed to watch the international friendly football series between Bangladesh and Nepal on November 13 and 17 from the galleries.

Host venue Bangabandhu National Stadium has the capacity of around 25,000 crowds but the entry restrictions are put on due to Covid-19 pandemic. The games are scheduled to kick off at 5pm local time.

“Eight thousand tickets will be available for all to collect. There will be specific gates for the entries. We welcome everyone to watch the games from the stadium and television.” said national team committee chairman Kazi Nabil Ahmed to the reporters on Sunday.

“The main target is to bring football back to the pitch so that the players get inspiration, the clubs wake up, and people will be more tolerant. It will be a test whether the games can be organized by following health guidelines,’ he added.

Nabil also said that no formalities are reserved during the two games and only respective authorities will be allowed inside the field. Covid-19 tests of Bangladesh players was done twice and once for Nepal team. All players and staffs got negative results. There will be two more tests on November 10 and 14.

The price of the normal gallery ticket for each game is set at Tk100 and Tk500 for VIP gallery. Bangladesh Television (BTV) will broadcast the games live along with another satellite channel yet to be finalized.