U-15 boys take on Bhutan today

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 00:00, Aug 23,2019


Defending Champions Bangladesh Under-15 football team will start their SAFF Under-15 Championship campaign against Bhutan at the Kalyani Stadium in West Bengal, India today.

The match will kick-off at 12:30pm Bangladesh Standard time. Sri Lanka will play Nepal in the day’s other match at 3:30pm.

Ahead of the match, Bangladeshi boys underwent a training session at Kalyani on Thursday after swimming and recovery sessions at the Dolphin Palace Hotel in Kalyani on Wednesday.

Five South Asian countries - Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and hosts India—are taking part league basis matches.

In their remaining matches, two time champions Bangladesh will play against Sri Lanka on August 25, Nepal on August 27 and hosts India on August 29 at the same venue.

 Later, top two teams will play in the final on August 31 at the same venue.

On Wednesday, hosts India outplayed Nepal by 5-0 goals in the opening match while Sri Lanka beat Bhutan by 3-2 goals in the other opening day’s fixture.

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