Kazi Salahuddin, president of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), tested positive for COVID-19.
BFF Secretary General Abu Naim Sohag confirmed the matter to media on Thursday morning.
The former Swadhin Bangla Football Team forward gave his sample on Tuesday and the results came back positive for the virus on Wednesday.
Kazi Salahuddin was scheduled to fly for Qatar to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asia Cup 2023 joint-qualification match between Asian champions Qatar and Bangladesh to be held on December 4.
He was reelected president of Bangladesh Football Federation for the fourth consecutive term last month.
Kazi Salahuddin is serving as president of the South Asian Football Federation for third consecutive term.
BDST: 1155 HRS, NOV 26, 2020