Bangladesh take on India 1st semi-final of SAFF U-15 Championship Thursday
Published : 31 Oct 2018, 20:45:43
Motivated Bangladesh take on defending champions India in the first semi-final of the SAFF U-15 Championship scheduled to be held tomorrow (Thursday) at All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) complex ground in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The match kicks off at 10.30 am (local time) that will be followed by second semi-final between Pakistan and host Nepal at the same venue at 14.30 pm.
Earlier, the boys in red and green stormed into the semi-final crushing the Maldives by 9-0 goals in their opening group A match and emerged as group top with a 2-1 goals victory over Nepal in their second and final group match.
Besides, Pakistan beat their arch-rival India by 2-1 goals in their group B opening match and emerged group champions defeating Bhutan by 4-0 goals in their group second match.
The final of the championship is slated on November 3 following the third place deciding match.
Bangladesh U-15 team- Rabiul Alam, Labibur Rahman, Rajon Howladar, Mohammad Raful Rahim, Mohammad Mahedi Hasan, Nihat Jaman Ucchash, Tuhidul
Islam Riday, Rostom Islam Dukhu Mia, Raja Ansari, Sagor Sorkar, M Maruf Ahmed Mugdho, Ariful Haque Shemanto, Najmul Ahmed Sakil, Al Amin, Abu Taleb Pavez, Moinul Islam Moin, Kamran Uddin Raju, Mitul Marma, Mehedi Hasan, Helal Ahmed, Ashikur Rahman, Ibne Ahad Sakil and Rasel Ahmed.-BSS