Bangladesh national football team drew against Laos 0-0 in the second leg of the FIFA World Cup pre-qualifier in Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka on Tuesday.
The hosts were presented with countless opportunities, but the strikers failed to convert.
Bangladesh had won the first leg 1-0.
They will now take part in the second round of the joint-qualifiers which will begin on September 2019 and last till June 2020. 40 teams from across the continent will be pitted into eight groups in the second round.
The eight group winners along with four best runners-up will advance to third round. The draw for the second round group stages is scheduled to be held in Doha, Qatar on July 17.
Bangladesh have finished last in a group featuring Australia, Jordan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan in the second round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers collecting just one point from their eight matches.