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Clubs of BPL propose not to keep foreign players

Published on: 9:47 pm - Tuesday | September 1, 2020


Most of the participating clubs of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) proposed not to keep foreign players in the next season, it was discussed in the Professional Football League committee’s (PFLC) meeting with its chairman and BFF senior vice president Abdus Salam Murshedy in the chair.

In the meeting, discussion was held with the participating clubs in the following matters with for the next season of 2020-21 BPL, the players will have to be contracted to the club in accordance with the 20-25 percent of their previous contract, a Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) press release said today.

The club will pay the remaining pending remuneration of the 2019-20 season to their players. All the players of 2019-20 BPL season will have to be re-registered for their respective clubs for 2020-21 season though the players can change the club as per the mutual understanding through BFF.

The PFLC also discussed reducing the number of playing venues of the league in the 2020-21 season. This time the league will be held in three to four venues. The time of the league will also be shortened in order to finish the matches in quick time.

The PFLC will send letters to the participating clubs asking for their re-feedback. The PFLC will again sit by September 15 to take their final decision.