DHAKA, Sept 10, 2018 (BSS)-Bangladesh U-15 women’s football team, which
finished runners-up in the recently concluded SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship,
was given a reception at Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) conference room
Walton Group head of games and sports FM Iqbal Bin Anwar, BFF women’s
wing chairman Mahfuza Akter Kiron, U-15 team’s coach Golam Robanni Choton,
BFF member Amirul Islam Babu, BFF general secretary Abu Nayeem Sohag, among
others, were present at the event.
Sponsors of the team, Walton Group, arranged the reception along with
the BFF to praise the team’s outstanding performance at the SAFF tournament,
which took place in Thimpu, Bhutan from August 9-18.
Six teams including hosts Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and
Bangladesh participated in the tournament.
Walton Group head of games and sports Iqbal Bin Anwar handed over the
Walton home appliance to each member of the team.
In their first match on August 9, Bangladesh came the limelight with a
drubbing 14-0 victory against Pakistan.
On August 13 at the Changlimithang Stadium, the girls in red and greens
scored three goals against Nepal with a clean sheet.
On August 16, the hosts Bhutan met the same fate against Bangladesh as
they lost 5-0.
The girls dominated the tournament with 22 goals in just three matches,
but could not repeat the same against India in the finals as they lost 1-0.