Dhaka, Monday 23 January 2017
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BD to play against India in SAFF Women’s final

Poriborton News Desk / 2:33 pm, January 04,2017

Bangladesh Women’s Football team will play their first-ever final of the SAFF Women’s Championship against three-time champions and hosts India at Kanchenjunga Stadium in the Indian town of Siliguri on Wednesday.

Bangladesh stormed the final crushing the Maldives by 6-0 goals in the 2nd semifinal at the same venue on Monday.

India, the champions of the three previous meets, made a final berth eliminating Nepal by 3-1 goals in the first semifinal on the same day in the afternoon.

The Bangladesh team, led by Sabina Khatun, reached the semifinal as unbeaten Group B champions after playing goalless draw with holder and hosts India last Friday following their 6-0 victory over Afghanistan, featuring five goals by the skipper Sabina Khatun.

India booked a seat for the semifinal outplaying Afghanistan by 5-1 goals after playing goalless draw Bangladesh in Group B matches.



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