JFA U-14 Women’s Championship begins Monday


DHAKA, June 15, 2019 (BSS)- The JFA U-14 Women’s Championship 2019 will begin on Monday (June 17) at six venues across the country.

The competition, funded by Japan Football Association, will continue till June 28.

This year, a total of 40 districts will take part in the tournament.

The BFF Women’s Football Committee organize the tournament every year as part of the federation’s strategy to spread the game among the girls.

The tournament will be held in different districts nearby the particular venues and play each other to become the zonal champion.

Faridpur, Rajbari, Madaripur, Manikganj and Bagerhat, apart from the hosts, will play in Gopalganj from June 18 to 20.

A total of seven districts will play in Chattogram Hill Tracts district Khagrachori. Sylhet, Noakhali, Moulvibazar, Rangamati, Laxmipur and hosts Khagrachori will play there from June 17-20.

Jashore, apart from its own team, will host five other teams traveling from Satkhira, Khulna, Patuakhali, Magura, Borguna.

The opening match will be held on June 17 while the final game on June 20.

Six teams, Rajshahi, Bogra, Naogaon, Chapainababganj, Joypurhat and Sirajgonj will fight for the regional crown in Rajshahi. The tournament will begin there on June 25 and end on June 27.

Mymensingh, Sherpur, Tangail, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Narayanganj and Gazipur will play each other in Mymensingh from June 19 to 22.

In Rangpur, a total of eight teams including the hosts will fight for becoming the ‘King in the North’. The other seven teams are: Lalmonirhat, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Dinajpur, Gaibandha, Kurigram and Nilphamari. The tournament will go on there from June 25 to 28.