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BKSP U-19 women to play in Spain

Published : 13 Mar 2024 08:52 PM

Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Pratisthan (BKSP) Unedr-19 Women football team will take part of third edition of the Valencia Cup in Spain. 

The tournament will take place in Spain from March 28-31. It is the first time, any of the age level football teams of Bangladesh will participate in this tournament.  

Numbers of football academies from across the world take part in this tournament while BKSP will represent Bangladesh in the third edition of the tournament.  

A total of 14 footballers guided by head coach Joya Chakma scheduled to leave for Spain on March 26 when the Under-19 football team will apply for Spanish visa within one or two days. 

Joya Chakma said, “It would be great motivation for the girls having the opportunity playing in Spain, the reigning champions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.” 

Meanwhile, Bangladesh Under-19 Women’s National football team won the title of the SAFF age group football tournament on February 8. 

BKSP Squad:

Ruma Akhter, Sharna Rani Mondal, Madhobi Mondal, Lutfa Akhter Lima, Bannya Khatun, Oishy Khatun, Nabiron Khatun, Purnima Rani Mondal, Afsana Akhter, Arnika Tanjum, Boishakhi Khatun, Kobita Rani, Rosa and Mehnaz Akhter.

Coach: Joya Chakma.