Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – Title aspirants Bangladesh U-15 women’s football team will play against India U-15 women’s football team in the final of the 3rd edition of SAFF U−15 Women's Championship’2019 on Tuesday (Oct 15), keeping eyes on their second title.
The match will kick-off at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu of Bhutan at 3 pm (BdST).
Ahead of their match, Bangladesh Head Coach Golam Rabbani Choton said on Monday, “We have come here with a new team. We have started our campaign beating hosts Bhutan and then reached final beating Nepal. We held India 1-1 in the last group match; it was a great achievement for us. They have executed the plans correctly and I hope they will do the same in tomorrow’s game. I hope we will bag good result.”
Bangladesh made a flying start beating hosts Bhutan by 2-0 goals in their first match on October 9 and confirmed their spot in the final beating Nepal by 2-1 goals in the second match on October 11.
The Bangladeshi girls showed impressive performance in their last group match as they played out a 1-1 draw against India U-15 women’s football team on Sunday last.
India crushed Nepal by 4-1 goals in the opening game of the tournament on October 9 and reached final routing hosts Bhutan by 10-1 goals in their second match on October 11.
In their last three meets in SAFF U−15 Women's Championships, Bangladeshi girls won two matches and lost one against India.
After crushing India by 3-0 goals in the group stage of SAFF U−15 Women's Championship 2017, Bangladesh again beat them by 1-0 goal in the final to clinch their first title at Kamalapur here on December 24.
In the SAFF U−15 Women's Championship 2018, Bangladeshi girls conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against the same team in the final in Thimphu on August 18.