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AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers

Women booters finish on disappointing note

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 23 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh national women’s team ended their AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers campaign with conceding a 0-5 defeat to Iran in their second and last of Group G match at Bunyodkor Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Wednesday.

Iran’s captain cum midfielder Behnaz Taherkhani scored twice from penalty shootout in the 31st and 61st minutes while defenders Melika Motevalli and Golnoosh Khoravi and forward Hajar Dabbaghi netted one each in the 4th, 14th, and 55th minutes of the game.

Bangladesh earlier suffered defeat to Jordan by same margin in their opening match.