SAFF U-18

Bangladesh face Sri Lanka today

Sports Desk

21 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Under-18 Men’s National Football Team will play against Sri Lanka today at APF Stadium in Kathmandu ahead of the SAFF Under-18 Championship’ 2019 campaign.

The match will kick-off at 3:00pm (BST).

Bangladeshi booters made a good practice session at the Buddhi Bikash Ground on Friday morning.

Bangladesh Head Coach Andrew Peter Turner said, “Our plan is to win the game against Sri Lanka. We’ve our own strategies and using every other aspect to win.”

SAFF runners-up Bangladesh team put in the three-team Group B along with India and Sri Lanka while Group A comprises of defending champions and hosts Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan and Pakistan.

In the remaining group match, Bangladesh team will play their giant neighbor India on September 25.

Top two teams from each group will play semifinals on September 27 while the final match scheduled on September 29 at APF Stadium.

Earlier, a 30-member Bangladesh team, comprises of 23 booters and seven officials, reached the Nepalese capital Kathmandu on Wednesday.


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