Published:  12:43 AM, 13 October 2019

U-15 girls face acid test against India

U-15 girls face acid test against India

The final spot already in their pocket, the Bangladesh U-15 women's football team is eying to extend their winning momentum when they lock horn with India today in the dress-rehearsal match of the ongoing SAFF U-15 Women's Championship today at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Both Bangladesh and India grabbed six points and secured final spot with two wins but India is dominating in the point by virtue of goal difference. Earlier, Bangladesh got off to a winning start as they blanked host Bhutan by 2-0 goals and defeated Nepal by 2-1 goals.

On the other hand, India crushed Nepal by 4-1 goals in their opening match and dumped host Bhutan by 10-1 goals in the second match. The tournament is being held in round-robin format for the first time. Both Bangladesh and India already confirmed their final spot after the two successive victories in a row.

The final of the tournament slated for October 15. Bangladesh won all their three matches to become champions in the inaugural edition but lost to India with a solitary goal in the final of the last edition held in Bhutan.

Bangladesh U-15 Squad: Rupna Chakma, Yasmin Akter, Unnoti Khatun, Nasrin Akter, Shamsunnahar Jr., Sohagi Kisku, Rojina Akter, Kohati Kisku, Shaheda Akter, Rehena Akter, Nouson Jahan, Abeda Akter, Afrida Khandakar, Mahfuza Khatun, Mehenur Akter, Nusrat Jahan, Eity Khatun, Joynob Bibi, Sumi Khatun, Surma Jannat, Purnima Ranee, Rumi Akter and Sapna Rani.

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