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Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka Sunday

  • Published at 11:57 pm August 24th, 2019
Bangladesh U-15
Bangladesh U-15 football team stretch during training in West Bengal Saturday BFF

Bangladesh clinched their first title of the Saff U-15 Championship, beating India in penalty shootout (4-2) at Sylhet District Stadium on August 18, 2015

Defending champion Bangladesh will play Sri Lanka in their second match of the five-nation Saff U-15 Championship at Kalyani Stadium in Nadia District of West Bengal Sunday.

The match will kick-off at 12:30pm, Bangladesh standard time.

Two-time champion Bangladesh made a flying start in the south Asian junior soccer meet, crushing Bhutan 5-2 in their first match at the same venue Friday. 

Al Mirad scored two goals while Al Amin Rahman, Emon Islam Babu and Shuvo Sarkar netted one each.

In the day’s other match, Nepal tasted the first win in their second match, defeating Sri Lanka 2-0.

Touring Bangladeshi players had a stretching session, took part in a recovering session at the swimming pool and participated in a team review session to evaluate performances of the team and players Saturday ahead of the match against Sri Lanka.

In the remaining league basis matches, Bangladesh will play Nepal Tuesday and host India Thursday.

Two top teams of the league basis matches will advance to the final next Saturday.

Bangladesh clinched their first title of the Saff U-15 Championship, beating India in penalty shootout (4-2) at Sylhet District Stadium on August 18, 2015. 

They clinched the title for the second time, defeating Pakistan in a penalty shootout (3-2) at ANFA Complex in Kathmandu on November 3, 2018.