Cni News : Bangladesh got off a flying start in the
maiden SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship as they dumped Pakistan by 17-0 goals
in their group B opening encounter held at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu,
Bhutan on Sunday.
The winners dominated the entire game leading first half by 8-0 goals.
In the day’s match, Mossammat Sirat Jahan slammed double hat-tricks with
seven goals in the 10th, 30th, 44th, 62nd, 73rd, 76th and 90th minutes while
Marzia supported her with a hat-trick with four goals in the 7th, 13rd, 22nd
and 71st minutes.
Besides, Sheuli Azim scored a brace in the 32nd and 69th minutes while
Mossammat Mishrat, Mossammat Akhi Khatun, Sriimoti Krishna Rani, and Tohura
Khatun scored one goal each in the 37th, 58th, 76th and 87th minutes
respectively for Bangladesh.
Bangladesh, which drawn in Group B along with Nepal and Pakistan, will
play their last group match against Nepal on October 2.
After the group phase matches, the top two teams from each group will
advance to the semi-finals to be held on October 5 while the final is slated
on October 7. All the matches will be held at the same venue.
Bangladesh U-18 squad: Mahmuda Akter, Rupa Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura
Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Mossammat Akhi Khatun, Sajada Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Anai
Mogini, Nazma, Ritu Porna Chakma, Nilufa Yesmin Nila, Maria Manda, Mosammat
Mishrat Jahan Moushumi, Mosammat Ishrat Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, Marzia,
Sanjida Akhter, Tohura Khatun, Mosammat Sirat Jahan Shopna, Srimoti
Krashnarani Sarkar, Mosammat Razia Khatun and Anuching Mogini.