SAFF U-15 Women’s: Bangladesh to play India on Sunday


12th October, 2019 08:19:03 printer

SAFF U-15 Women’s: Bangladesh to play India on Sunday

Bangladesh U-15 women’s football team will play against India U-15 women’s football team in their last group match of the 3rd edition of SAFF U−15 Women's Championship’2019 on Sunday.

The match will kick-off at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu of Bhutan at 3 pm (BdST).

In the day’s another match, hosts Bhutan will play against Nepal at the same venue at 6 pm. Ahead of their match, Bangladeshi girls will be in a practice session in Thimpu on Saturday. 

Bangladesh confirmed their spot in the final of four-team meet beating Nepal by 2-1 goals while India also reached the final routing hosts Bhutan by 10-1 goals on Friday.  The two teams will lock horns in the final on October 15 at the same venue. 

In their last three meets in SAFF U−15 Women's Championships, Bangladeshi girls won two matches and lost one against India.   

After crushing India by 3-0 goals in the group stage of SAFF U−15 Women's Championship 2017, Bangladesh again beat them by 1-0 goal in the final to clinch their first title in Kamalapur Stadium here on December 24.  

In the SAFF U−15 Women's Championship 2018, Bangladeshi girls conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against the same side in the final of in Thimphu on August 18. 

Earlier on Wednesday, Bangladesh made a flying start beating hosts Bhutan by 2-0 goals in their first match while India crushed Nepal by 4-1 goals in the day’s opening match.