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Bangladesh face Nepal in SAFF U-15 today

Published : 10 Oct 2019 07:32 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 03:59 AM

The Bangladesh U-15 girls’ soccer team will take on Nepal in their second match of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship held today (Wednesday) at Changlimi­thang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan. The match kicks off at 3 pm reports BSS.

Earlier, Bangladesh got off to a winning start as they blanked host Bhutan by 2-0 goals while Nepal lost to India by 4-1 goals in both their respective opening matches.

The girls’ in red and green, who are targeting to regain the title, will play their third and last match against India on October 13.

The tournament is being held in round-robin format for the first time. The top two teams will play in the final slated for October 15. Bangladesh won all their three matches to become champions in the inaugural edition but lost to India with a solitary goal in the final of the last edition held 

in Bhutan.

Bangladesh U-15 Squad: Rupna Chakma, Yasmin Akter, Unnoti Khatun, Nasrin Akter, Shamsunnahar Jr., Sohagi Kisku, Rojina Akter, Kohati Kisku, Shaheda Akter, Rehena Akter, Nouson Jahan, Abeda Akter, Afrida Khandakar, Mahfuza Khatun, Mehenur Akter, Nusrat Jahan, Eity Khatun, Joynob Bibi, Sumi Khatun, Surma Jannat, Purnima Ranee, Rumi Akter and Sapna Rani.