SAFF U-15 Football: Bangladesh beat Bhutan by 5-2 goals

Sun Online Desk

23rd August, 2019 04:33:09 printer

SAFF U-15 Football: Bangladesh beat Bhutan by 5-2 goals

Defending champions Bangladesh sealed a dominating victory by 5-0 goals over Bhutan in their opening match of Saff U-15 Championship 2019 campaign at the Kalyani Stadium in the Nadia district of West Bengal, India Friday.

Forward Al Mirad put Bangladesh ahead at the 15th minutes of the match but Bhutan defender Phub Dorji equalized it two minutes later. Al Amin Rahman put Bangladesh ahead again four minutes later but Bhutan restored the parity through Sonam Chozang in the 32nd minute.

Midfielder Shuvo Sarkar came into the centre stage by scoring a goal in the 43rd minute and gave his side the lead again.

Mirad scored a brilliant goal in the 83rd minute to extend the lead before substitute midfielder Emon Islam Babu netted the fifth goal from a free-kick in the injury time to seal the victory.

Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in their second game at the same venue on Sunday before facing Nepal and India on August 27 and 29 respectively.