Bangladesh Women's Football team finished fourth and last in the four-team Group D of the 19th Asian Games Women's Football after a 1-1 draw with Nepal at the Wenzhou Olympic Centre Stadium in Hangzhou on Thursday afternoon. In the day's prestige battle, Bangladesh dominated the first half of the match with a solitary goal scored by captain Sabina Khatun in the 44th minute (1-0). Also read: Asian Women's Football: Bangladesh suffer 2nd successive defeat going down to Vietnam 6-1 Rekha Poudel restored parity for Nepal in the 83rd minute with the frustration of Bangladesh (1-1). After the day's last group match, both Nepal and Bangladesh secured one point each by playing all three group matches, but Nepal finished third by virtue of a better goal difference, forcing Bangladesh to the fourth slot. Also read: Asian Women's Football: Bangladesh to play Nepal in last group match Thursday Earlier, in their first appearance in the continental meet, Bangladesh women conceded a humiliating 0-8 goal defeat against former world champions Japan last Friday and a 1-6 goal defeat against World Cup-playing Vietnam on Monday. But Nepal conceded a 0-2 goal defeat against Vietnam and a 0-8 goal defeat against Japan in their group encounters to settle for third place. Also read: AFC Women's Asian Cup: Bangladesh suffer 0-4 goal defeat against Australia Bangladesh women's football team clinched the first-ever SAFF Women's Football title, beating Nepal on their home soil in Kathmandu in September last year.
The Bangladesh Women's Football team will play their well-known rivals, Nepal, in their last Group D match of the 19th Asian Games Women's Football in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Thursday. The match between two South Asian rivals will kick off at 2:00 pm Bangladesh time at the Wenzhou Olympic Centre Stadium in Hangzhou. Also read: Asiad Women's Football: Bangladesh suffer 2nd successive defeat going down to Vietnam 6-1 The two teams, which were eliminated from the race after losing both of their first two group matches, are now looking for a consolation win in Thursday's prestige match. Bangladesh women's football team clinched the first-ever SAFF Women's Football title last year, beating Nepal in Kathmandu. Also read: AFC Women's Asian Cup: Bangladesh suffer 0-4 goal defeat against Australia In their first appearance in the continental meet, Bangladesh women conceded a humiliating 0-8 goal defeat against former world champions Japan last Friday and conceded a 1-6 goal defeat against World Cup-playing Vietnam last Monday. Nepal conceded a 0-2 goal defeat against Vietnam and a 0-8 goal defeat against Japan in their group encounters. Ahead of Thursday's match, Head Coach of Bangladesh team Saiful Bari Titu termed the match their prestige battle. Also read: Bangladesh makes a bad start in AFC Women’s Asian Cup "Our girls won the SAFF title last year beating Nepal, so this time we also want to complete games beating Nepal," he said.
Bangladesh women's team suffered 2nd successive defeat in their first-ever debut in the Asian Games Women's Football losing to World Cup playing Vietnam by 6-1 goals on Monday. Bangladesh went down by 0-2 goals in their 2nd Group D match held at the Wenzhou Olympic Center Stadium in Hangzhou Monday afternoon. In their first appearance in continental meet, Bangladesh women conceded a humiliating 0-8 goals defeat against former world champions Japan last Friday. Asia Games Cricket: Bangladesh women win bronze beating Pakistan by 5 wickets After the day's match, Vietnam topped the Group D list with 2nd consecutive win securing full six points from straight two matches while Asian number team Japan followed the Vietnam collecting full three points from one match. Two other teams of Group D, Bangladesh and Nepal, are at the bottom without any point, playing two and one match respectively. In the remaining group D match, Bangladesh will play their well known sub-continental rivals Nepal on September 28. Asian Games Football: Bangladesh play out goalless draw with much higher-ranked China In the day's match, HY Pham put Vietnam ahead in the very 5th minute (1-0) while TTH Nguyen doubled the margin in the 34th minute (2-0). TD Tran scored the 3rd goal for Vietnam in the 65th minute (3-0), T Thi Bich Nguyen netted two quick goals for Vietnam in the 71st and 80th minutes respectively (5-0) while TT Thai scored the 6th goal for Vietnam in the 78th minute (6-0). Litton rested, Shanto to lead Bangladesh in 3rd ODI vs New Zealand Masura Parvin scored a consolation goal, the first goal for Bangladesh women's in the Asian Games Football in the 87th minute of the day's match from a penalty (6-1).
Bangladesh completed their 19th Asian Games Men's Football campaign brilliantly forcing their superior rivals China to play goalless draw in their last Group A match at the Xiaoshan Sports Center Stadium in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Sunday. With the day's creditable draw, Bangladesh snatched their first-ever point from China, ranked 109 by FIFA, after playing three matches. Bangladesh conceded 0-1 goal defeat against China in the Delhi Asiad in 1082 and suffered 0-3 goals defeat against them in the Busan Asiad in 2002. Despite the day' s draw, China advanced to the next round of the meet as the group champions with unbeaten run securing seven points from three matches. China outplayed India 5-1 goals and beat Myanmar by 4-0 goals in the group matches earlier. Although the youthful Bangladesh team were eliminated from the meet with lone point, but their performances and fighting spirit against their much superior rivals impressed the team coach and the soccer fans. Earlier, Bangladesh conceded a narrow 0-1 goal defeat against the against the Myanmar in their first match of the ongoing Asian Games by a suicidal goal and eliminated from the meet also with a 0-1 goal defeat against India by a penalty goal. Bangladesh reached the Knock out stage of the last Asian Games Football in Jakarta beating stronger Qatar.
Bangladesh women's football team completed their round-2 matches of the AFC U-17 Women's Asian Cup 2024 Qualifiers in empty hand losing to stronger Australia by 0-4 goal in the last match at the National Youth Football Training Center in Hanoi on Sunday. Ruma Akhter-led Bangladesh women's team was trailing by 0-1 goal in the first half. Read: Asian Games: Bangladesh women's cricket team eliminated from title race losing to India by 8 wkts Striker Sienna Dale made a hattrick in the match scoring all the four goals for Australia in the 2nd, 57th, 61st and 74th minutes. After the day's huge defeat, Bangladesh was eliminated from the meet maintaining their losing streak in the Group B. On completion of all the three Group B matches, Australia emerged group champions with all-win record securing full nine points, hosts Vietnam finished runners up with six points, the Philippines was placed 3rd with three points while Bangladesh finished last without any point. Read: SAFF U-19 Champs: Bangladesh eliminated from group stage losing to Bhutan Earlier, Bangladesh team started their Group B engagements of the AFC U-17 Women's Asian Cup with 0-2 goal against hosts Vietnam last Wednesday and confirmed their exit from meet losing to the Philippines by 1-3 goals in the 2nd match last Friday.
Bangladesh were miserably eliminated from the group stage of the six-nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Championships with a shocking 3-4 goals defeat against Bhutan at the Dashrath Stadium in Kathmandu on Saturday. With the day's debacle, Bangladesh completed SAFF engagements in empty hand losing both of their Group B matches. Coming from 0-2 behind in the day's match, the Himalayan nation Bhutan forced Bangladesh to play 2-2 draw in the first half and finally confirmed their semifinal berth from Group B at the coffin of Bangladesh. Read: Asian Games Football: Sunil Chhetri's late penalty goal guides India to eliminate Bangladesh 1-0 With the day's feat, Bhutan advanced to the last four stage of the meet with one more match to spare with stronger India on Monday (September 25). In the day's crucial match, Rubel Sheikh put Bangladesh ahead in the very 3rd minute of the match (1-0) while Asadul Mollah doubled the Bangladesh margin in the 30th minute (2-0). Jigme Namgyel pulled the Bhutan margin one back in the 32nd minute (2-1) while Kinzang Tenzin levelled the match in the 3rd minute of the added time in the first half (45+3 minute) to settle for 2-2 in the first half. Raju Ahmed again put Bangladesh ahead in the 55th minute (3-2) while Jigme Namgyel neutralized the match scoring his 2nd goal in the 68th minute (3-3). Read: SAFF U-19 Champs: Bangladesh make worse start losing to India by 0-3 goal in opener Finally, Rinzin Dorji scored the match-winner for Bhutan in the 84th minute silencing the Bangladesh tent (4-3). Earlier, Bangladesh team made a frustrating start in the six-nation regional youth soccer meet after conceding 0-3 goals defeat against their arch- rival India in their first Group B match last Thursday. Bangladesh was placed in Group B of the regional youth meet with their giant neighbor India and Bhutan while hosts Nepal, the Maldives and Pakistan put in Group A. Read: SAFF U-19 Champs: Bangladesh to start their campaign taking on India on Thursday Bhutan will play semifinal on September 27 while the final match will be held on September 30.
A late penalty goal by Sunil Chhetri keep India in the 19th Asian Games Men's Football race eliminating Bangladesh by 1-0 goal in a Group A match at the Xiaoshan Sports Center Stadium in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Thursday afternoon. With the day's shocking and 2nd successive defeat, Bangladesh were almost out of the race from the four-team group A following their narrow 0-1 goal defeat against Myanmar in the first match. Bangladesh will play top ranking and hosts China ((FiFA ranking 80th) on September 24 in remaining group match, but the result of which will make a very little impact on Bangladesh fate. Two neighboring rivals --India and Bangladesh took the field on Thursday in a do or die situation to stay in the race as they lost their opening matches. Read: SAFF U-19 Champs: Bangladesh make worse start losing to India by 0-3 goal in opener The day' s match was very crucial for India as they suffered 1-5 goals defeat against hosts China in their first group match. When the day's keenly contested match between two sub- continental rivals were almost heading for a draw, then the celebrated booter Sunil Chhetri came to rescue team India scoring the match-winner in the 85th minute from a penalty (1-0). India team awarded the penalty in crucial moment of the match when Bangladesh captain cum defender Rahmat Mia fouled opponent left winger Bryce Miranda in the danger zone. Most experienced Indian booter Sunil Chhetri did no mistake to convert a penalty. He stepped up and placed the spot kick in the bottom-left corner of the net amid huge enthusiasm of the small India fans at big bowl. Read: Rain Reduces Bangladesh vs New Zealand First ODI to 42-Over Contest In the day's match, the 3rd ranked Bangladesh national custodian Mitul Marma displayed his brilliance in the match foiling ay least half dozen good chance, three in each half. The first-half of the match was locked in goalless position when India missed plenty of chances, in particular a triple save by Bangladesh goalkeeper Mitul Marma. The match looked like it would end goalless also in the 2nd half after a Samuel Kynshi free-kick was denied by the crossbar. But, Sunil Chhetri's lucky goal in the 85th-minute, changed the scenario of the match.
Bangladesh team made a worse start in the six-nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Championships after suffering a huge 0-3 goal defeat against their arch- rival India Thursday afternoon. In the opening Group B match of the regional youth soccer meet at the Dashrath Stadium in Kathmandu. Bangladesh U-19 team were went down by 0-2 goal in the first half. SAFF U-19 Champs: Bangladesh to start their campaign taking on India on Thursday Gwgwmsar Goyary scored the first goal for India twinkling of an eye in the very first minute of the match (1-0). Naoba Meitei Pangamam doubled the Indian margin in the added time of the first half (45+5 minute) to dominate the match (2-0). Arjun Singh sealed the fate of the match scoring the 3rd goal for India in the 90th minute (3-0). Bangladesh will play Bhutan in the remaining group match on Saturday (September 23) at the same venue. SAFF U-19 Championship: Bangladesh Football team reaches Kathmandu Earlier, Bangladesh was placed in Group B of the regional youth meet with their giant neighbor India and Bhutan Hosts Nepal, the Maldives and Pakistan put in Group A of the SAFF U-19 Championship '2023 to be held between September 21-30. Top two teams from each of the groups will play in the semifinals on September 27 while the final match will be held on September 30.
Bangladesh U-19 Football team will start their campaign in the six- nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Championships taking on India in the opening match on Thursday. The match between two arch-rivals will kick off at 1:45 pm (Bangladesh time) at the Dashrath Stadium in Kathmandu. Ahead of the Thursday's match, Bangladesh youth team made their practices in Kathmandu on Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Read: SAFF U-19 Championship: Bangladesh Football team reaches Kathmandu Earlier, Bangladesh was placed in Group B of the regional soccer youth meet with their giant neighbor in India and Bhutan while hosts Nepal, the Maldives and Pakistan put in Group A of the SAFF U-19 Championship '2023 to be held in Kathmandu from September 21-30. Bangladesh will play Bhutan in their remaining group match on Saturday (September 23) at the same venue.. Top two teams from each of the groups will play in the semifinals on September 27 while the final match will be held on September 30. Read more: SAFF U-16 Champs: Bangladesh finish runners-up losing to India by 0-2 goals
Bangladesh will play their giant neighbour India in their 2nd Group A match of the 19th Asian Games Men's Football on Thursday ( Sept 21). The match between FIFA ranked 189th Bangladesh and FiFA ranked 99th India will kick- off at 2 pm (Bangladesh time) at the Xiaoshan Sports Center Stadium in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. Bangladesh started their Asian Games football campaign with a narrow 0-1 goal defeat against another neighbour Myanmar by a Hasan Murad's suicidal goal in the 68th minute. SAFF U-19 Championship: Bangladesh Football team reaches Kathmandu India also suffered a humiliating 1-5 goal defeat against hosts China in the group opener also on Tuesday. Ahead of the Thursday's match, Bangladesh team made their practices at the Zhenjiang Sci-Tech University Athletes Field in Hangzhou Wednesday afternoon. Bangladesh will play top ranking and hosts China ((FiFA ranked 80th) on September 24 in remaining group match. Asian Football: Murad's suicidal goal forces Bangladesh to concede 0-1 defeat against Myanmar in opener Earlier, Bangladesh played 28 matches in the Asian Games Football since their first inception in 1978 and won only four matches, one each against Malaysia, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Qatar. Meanwhile, the organisers of the 19th Asian Games officially welcome the Bangladesh contingent at a function at the games village Wednesday afternoon. Mayor of the Hangzhou Asian Games Village Li Huolin welcomed the Bangladesh contingent in the games and exchanged views with Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association Syed Shahed Reza. Bangladesh national flag was also hoisted at the games flag plaza amid the playing of the national anthem. Bangladesh to start Asian Games campaign on football pitch against Myanmar Earlier, Commonwealth Games silver medalist Bangladesh shooter Abdul hel Baki took part in the games torch rally in Hangzhou on Wednesday. Bangladesh is competing in 17 disciplines of sports—athletics, archery, boxing, cricket, chess, football, kabaddi, hockey, shooting, swimming, weightlifting, karate, gymnastics, fencing, bridge, golf, and taekwondo—in the Hangzhou 19th Asian Games scheduled for September 23 to October 8.