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Bangladesh storm into SAFF U-18 Championship final

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Bangladesh will now take on the final against the second semifinal winners India or the Maldives scheduled to be held on Sunday (Sept 29) at the same venue.

 

It was another impressive performance by Bangladesh U-18 football team saw them to storm into the final of SAFF U-18 Championship crushing out to Bhutan by 4-0 goals in the first semifinal held on Friday at APF Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Bangladesh will now take on the final against the second semifinal winners India or the Maldives scheduled to be held on Sunday (Sept 29) at the same venue.

In the day’s match, midfielder Tanbir Hossain opened an account for Bangladesh in the early 16th minute while striker Faisal Ahmed doubled the lead scoring the second goal for Bangladesh in the 27th minute.

Maraz Hossain further widened the team’s margin scoring the third goal for Bangladesh in the 32nd minute while substitute medio Dipok Roy sealed the victory scoring the fourth goal for the boys of red and green in the 90+2nd minute of the match.

Bangladesh completely dominated the whole proceeding and notched their deserving victory while Bhutan were totally off-colored on the day and failed to create any real attempts.

Earlier, Bangladesh got off to an auspicious start beating Sri Lanka by 3-0 drubbing in the group B opening match but shared point to India as they played out to a goalless draw in their group second match.

On the other hand, group A champions Bhutan blanked Nepal by 3-0 goals inheir group opening match but split point as they played to a goalless draw with Maldives in their group phase engagements.

Squad:

Mohiuddin, Mitul Marma, Shanto Kumar Roy, Yeasin Arafat (captain), Uttam Chandra Roy, Sadekujjaman Fahim, Emon Khan, Kazi Rahad Mia, Rakibul Hasan, Rakibul Islam, Tanbir Hossain, M Ridoy, Fahim Morshed, Omar Farque Mithu, Emon Ali, Sagor Hossain, Dipok Roy, Jamir Uddin, Foysal Ahmed, Samrat Ahmed, Naiyem Hossain, Nihat Jaman Ucchash, Maraz Hossain and Amir Hakim Bappy.