The theme video of the first Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup Football Tournament officially launched at the BFF House in the capital on Monday.
The video, featuring prominent singer Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya, marked the inspirational role of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, the wife of Bangladesh’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.It also highlighted women’s rise in country’s football.
Six U-19 women’s teams will fight for the title. Mongolia, Tajikistan and Laos will play in Group A whereas hosts Bangladesh will take on UAE and Kyrgyzstan in Group B.
Bangladesh will play UAE in the opening match on April 22 at 6pm (Bangladesh Times).
CEO of K-Sports Fahad Karim said that their goal is to promote the tournament named after Bangamata and women’s football in Bangladesh.