Dhaka, Sep 21 (UNB)- Bangladesh Under-16 Football team to play stronger Yemen in their 3rd and last group match of the AFC U-16 Championship’2020 Qualifiers at Aspire Dome Indoor Stadium in Doha on Sunday.
The match will kick-off at 7 pm (BdST).
In the day’s other match, hosts Qatar to play Bhutan at the same venue at 11 pm (BdST).
Bangladesh, which put in the Group E of the AFC junior meet along with Qatar, Yemen and Bhutan, started their campaign conceding a 0-2 goals defeat against hosts Qatar in their first match on Thursday night but bounced back in the race crushing Bhutan by 3-0 goals in their second match on Friday.
On the other hand, Yemen outplayed Bhutan by 10-1 goals in the opening Group E match last Thursday and played a 1-1 draw with hosts Qatar in the second match on Friday night.
With the feat, Yemen topped the group list securing 4 points from two matches (11-2=9) while hosts Qatar is in the 2nd slot collecting 4 points due to poor goal difference (3-1=2), Bangladesh are in the 3rd slot earning 3 points while Bhutan is yet to open account.
Bangladesh boys made the practice and recovery sessions on Saturday ahead of their last group match against Yemen.
Ahead of the match, Bangladesh Head Coach Robert Martin Ryles said, “We are pleased with the team result against Bhutan and now we are looking for tomorrow’s game. Yemen is very strong side. We need to play our best game against them.”
Bangladesh squad (Players): Md Mehedi Hasan, Rafsun Jamy Mim, Mehdi Hasan Srabon, Al Mirad, Apurbo Mali, JonySikder, Mohammad Azizul Hoque Ananto, Md Pias Ahmmed Nova, Md Emon Islam Babu, Sirajul Islam Rana, Sajed Hasan Jummon Nijum, Sayed Nayeem Ahmed, Kazirul Islam Hridoy, Md Rajib Hossain, Hafizur Rahman Tushar, Md Rabiul Alam, Md Ali Shakib, Saiful Islam Sumon, Asadul Molla, Siful Islam Saeed, Tauhidul Islam Sifat, Sabbir Ahamed Moni and Moniul Islam Moin.