SAAF U-18: Bangladesh girls reach final beating Bhutan 4-0

Kalerkantho Online   

5 October, 2018 21:47 PM

SAAF U-18: Bangladesh girls reach final beating Bhutan 4-0

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Bangladesh U18 women’s national team confirmed SAFF U18 Women’s Championship 2018 final beating host Bhutan by 4-0 goals in the second semifinal today at the Changlimithang Stadium, Thimpu, Bhutan.

The Red and Greens gave no chance to Bhutan and settled the victory against them to reach the final.

Bangladesh took the lead in the very second minute as Sanjida Akhter’s 25-yards right-footed shot from the right-top corner of the box found the net deceiving goalie, 1-0.

Bangladesh dominated the first half by 2-0 goals as Mishrat Jahan Mousumi placed the ball home from the top of the six yard box in the stopgap time after 45 minutes.

Krishna Rani Sarkar and Shamsunnahar extended the winning margin scoring one goal each in the 60th and 86th minutes respectively, 4-0.

Bangladesh will face Nepal in the final match scheduled to be held on Sunday at the same venue.

Earlier in the first semifinal, Nepal beat South Asian giant India by 1(2) - 1(1) goals in a penalty shootout after 1-1 in the stipulated and extra time on the same day.