Dhaka, Sept 18 (UNB)- MK Galaktico of Sylhet and Shams-ul-Huda FA of Jashore reached final of the BFSF Under-14 Academy Cup Football Tournament eliminating their rivals at Paltan Maiden here on Wednesday.
The two teams will meet each other in the final on Friday at 3 pm at the Paltan Maiden.
In the day’s first semifinal, Sylhet MK Galaktico beat FC Khulna by 3-0 goals after leading the first half by 2-0 goals. Hasan, Kajal and Munna netted one each for the winners.
In the other semifinal, Jashore Shams-ul Huda FA beat Ganderia FA of Dhaka by 1-0 goal scored by Riyad.
Dhaka, Sept 18 (UNB) – A brilliant hattrick by Iqbal enabled Dhaka Abahani Limited to reach the quarterfinal of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament eliminating their traditional rivals Dhaka Mohammedan SC by 5-0 goals at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday.
Dhaka Mohammedan SC took the field on Wednesday in a must-win situation to stay in the race after suffering 0-4 goals defeat against Bashundhara Kings in the first match, but were eliminated from the meet conceding nine goals in two matches.
In the day’s match, Iqbal scored three goals in the 17th, 58th and 68th minutes to complete a hat-trick while Rakib and Sakir netted two more goals for Abahani in the 24th and 28th minutes respectively.
Imran scored the face–saving goal for Mohammedan in the 43rd minute from a penalty.
Dhaka, Sep 18 (UNB) – Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s Football team conceded 2nd successive losses in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women’s Championship after conceding a humiliating 0-9 goals defeat against three times champion Japan at IPE Chonburi Stadium in Thailand on Wednesday.
The Golam Rabbai Choton’s girls, which conceded a narrow 0-1 goal defeat against hosts Thailand in their first match last Sunday, today (Wednesday) went down by 0-5 goals in the first half.
In the day’s match, Maiko Hamano, Momoko Nebu and Ririka Tanno struck two goals each while captain Moe Ota, Manaka Hayashi and Kyono Hironaka scored one each for Japan.
In the day’s match, Bangladesh got an early blow while Manaka Hayashi opened the account for Japan in the very 2nd minute of the match (1-0).
In the 6th minute, Maika Hamano doubled the margin scoring her first goal (2-0) while Moe Ota netted the third goal in the 17th minute for Japan (3-0).
Japan continued their domination and struck two more goals before the half time.
Hamano netted her 2nd goal in the 23rd minute (4-0) and Momoko Nebu scored her first goal in the 43rd minute (5-0).
In the second half, Kyono Hiranaka scored the sixth goal for Japan (6-0) in the 49th minute.
Just after two minutes, Nebu struck her 2nd goal in the 51st minute (7-0).
Ririka Tanno netted twice in span of one minute in the 60th and 61st minute to seal the comfortable (9-0) victory.
Bangladesh, put in four-team Group A alongside the host Thailand, Australia and Japan, will play Australia in the last group match on Saturday (Sept 21) at IPE Chonburi Stadium.
In day’s other match, Australia, which played to a goalless draw against Japan in their first match, dominated the first half by 4-0 goals against hosts Thailand on Wednesday.
After the match, Three times champions Japan dominated the group table with unbeaten record securing four points from two matches, followed by Australia, Thailand and all losers Bangladesh.
Dhaka, Sept 18 (UNB) – A 30-member Bangladesh Under-18 Men's Football team reached the Nepalese capital Kathmandu safely on Wednesday morning to participate in the SAFF Under-18 Championship’2019 that will begin on Friday at the APF Stadium in Kathmandu.
Bangladesh Youth Football team, comprises of 23 booters and seven officials, left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:30 am and reached Kathmandu at 11:30 am. They are scheduled to make their first practice session at the games venue—APF Football ground at 4 pm on Wednesday.
SAFF runners-up Bangladesh team was 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.
Bangladesh team will start their campaign taking on Sri Lanka in their first match on September 21 and will play their last group match against India on September 25.
Top two teams from each group will play in the semifinals on September 27, while the winners of the semis will play the final on September 29 at APF Stadium.
Bangladesh is going to participate for the third time in the SAFF U-18 Championships, which was previously known as SAFF U-19 Championship.
Khagrachhari, Sep 17 (UNB)- Perachara High School emerged champions in the inter-school boys’ football of 46th Summer Sports Competition beating Gomti Bk high School of Matiranga by 2-1 goals at the Khagrachhari Stadium recently.
Khagrachhari District Education Office arranged the meet.
Besides, Khagrachhari Govt Girls High School emerged champions in the inter-school girls’ football while Mohalchari High School clinched boys’ handball cup, Khagrachhari Govt Girls High School clinched girls’ handball cup, Khagrachhari Natun Kuri Cantonment High School clinched boys’ Kabaddi cup and Mohalchari High School clinched girls’ Kabaddi cup.
Chairman of Taskforce Kujendra Lal Tripura distributed the prizes among the winners and runners-up teams of the meet.