Hossain comes from a large, joint family from Satkhira, close to the West Bengal border - he has five brothers and two sisters, all of whom stay with their parents. In 2011, thanks to his kabaddi playing skills, Hossain was employed with the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGM) team.
Hossain has represented his Services side too, and has participated in the 2014 Asian Games and Beach Asian Games. His side won a Bronze at the 2016 South Asian Games.
He is looking forward to meeting and playing with the best kabaddi players from India this season and is excited about learning from them too.