Dhaka, Sept 19 (UNB)– Bangladesh Under-18 Men's Football team will play against Sri Lanka on Saturday at APF Stadium in Kathmandu ahead of the SAFF Under-18 Championship’2019 campaign.
The match will kick-off at 3 pm (BdST).
Bangladeshi booters made a good practice session at the Buddhi Bikash Ground Friday morning.
Bangladesh Head Coach Andrew Peter Turner said, “Our plan is to win the game against Sri Lanka. We’ve our own strategies and using every other aspect to win.”
SAFF runners-up Bangladesh team put in the three-team Group B along with India and Sri Lanka while Group A comprises of defending champions and hosts Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan and Pakistan.
In the remaining group match, Bangladesh team will play their giant neighbor India on September 25.
Top two teams from each group will play semifinals on September 27 while the final match scheduled on September 29 at APF Stadium.
Earlier, a 30-member Bangladesh Under-18 Men's Football team, comprises of 23 booters and seven officials, reached the Nepalese capital Kathmandu on Wednesday.
Bangladesh Squad: Md Mohiuddin, Mitul Marma, Shanto Kumer Ray, Yeasin Arafat, Uttam Chandra Roy, Sadekujaman Fahim, Md Emon Khan, Kazi Rahad Mia, Rakibul Islam, Tnabir Hossain, Md Ridoy, Fahim Morshed, Omar Faruq Mithu, Md Emon Ali, Md Sagor Hossain, Dipok Roy, Md Jamir Uddin, Foysal Ahmed Fahim, Samrat Ahmed, Naiyem Hossain, Nihat Jaman Ucchash, Maraz Hossain and Amir Khan Bappi.