Saturday, September 22, 2018 | ePaper
Andrew Ord quits job
Sports Reporter :
Head Coach of Bangladesh National Football team Andrew Ord submitted his resignation letter to BFF recently.
Bangladesh National Football team went to Laos and played a FIFA International Friendly match against Laos National Football team on March 27. The match ended in a 2-2 draw. After that, members of Bangladesh National Football team returned home from Laos. But Andrew Ord did not come back in the city. Ord joined a Premier Division Club of Thailand. The name of the club is Air Force United FC. He will coach the players of Air Force United FC.
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) recruited Andrew Ord as the Head Coach of Bangladesh National Football team on June 6, 2017. He was recruited by BFF for one year. But the Australian-born Coach submitted his resignation letter before three months of his tenure.
General Secretary of BFF Md Abu Nayeem Shohag said to the newsmen on Wednesday, " Andrew Ord submitted his resignation letter. We have accepted it. According to the agreement between BFF and Andrew Ord, Ord had to work one year. But he submitted his resignation letter before three months of his tenure. We can make trouble for him. But we did not do that. SAFF Championship will be held in September, while Bangabandhu Gold Cup will be held in October. We have enough time to appoint a new coach. So, we have accepted his resignation letter."
Shohag said, "Andrew Ord has no debt from BFF. We have approved his resignation without any hesitation. We shall look forward."
He said, " Ord has shown his personal reasons for his resignation. But he left his job as he has got better proposal."