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SAFF U-18 Champs: Bangladesh to play arch-rival India on Monday


Dhaka- Bangladesh Under-18 Football team will start their campaign in the five-nation SAFF U-18 Championship taking on arch-rival India at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan on Monday.The match will kick-off 4 pm local time.Hosts Bhutan will play the Maldives in the other opening day’s fixture at 7 pm (local time) at the same venue.In the remaining matches, Bangladesh will play the Maldives on Wednesday (Sept 20), Nepal on Sept 25 and hosts Bhutan on Sept 27 at the same venue
In the last SAFF U-19 Championship in Nepal in 2015, Bangladesh U-19 team faced India in the semifinal and lost 3-4 goals in tie breaker after a goalless result in the stipulated period.Bangladesh reached the Bhutanese capital Thimphu on Saturday to play regional junior meet and made their practices there on Sunday.On completion of the league basis matches, top team of the five-nation meet will be the championsMembers of Bangladesh U-18 team: Osai Mong Marma, Mohammad Al-Amin, Pappu Hossain, Monir Alam, Biplo Ahamed, Mahamudul Hasan Kiron, Mahbubur Rahman, Mohammad Atikuzzaman, Tutul Hosain Badsha, Jafar Iqbal, Riyadul Hasan, Mahfuz Hasan Pritom, Rahmat Mia, Bishwanath Ghosh, Zahid Hasan Linkcon, Sohanur Rahman, Mohammed Rahim Uddin, Mohammad Swadin, Shaikat Mahmud, Sarower Zaman Nipu, Sabbir Ahmed, Isa Faysal and Anik Ghosh.Officials: Amirul Islam ( team manager), Mahabub Hossain Roxy (Head Coach), English fitness trainer John David Whittle, Oishik Rahman Siddiqi (Media Officer) and Mohsin.UNB news agency


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