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Kalsindur village waiting to welcome its 8 victorious girls

GreenWatch Desk Football 2022-09-21, 10:02pm


Family members, neighbours and football fans at remote Kalsindur village in Dubaora upazila  of Mymensingh are eagerly waiting to welcome the eight women footballers of the national team which have brought glory for Bangladesh by winning the SAFF Women’s Football Championship.

The villagers are overwhelmed with joy and happiness as  eight girls of the champion team are from Kalsindur village.

They are Sanjida, Maria Manda, Shamsunnahar(Junior) , Shamsunnahar (Senior), Sheuli Azim, Sajeda, Tahura Akhtar and Marzia Akhtar.

Preparations are underway in the village to accord them a grand reception. They are counting the days when the golden girls will come.

Kalsindur School and College Assistant Professor Nazmul Haque said that a joint meeting of local administration, public representatives and Kalsindur School and College authorities will be held on Thursday noon to welcome the women footballers.

Bangladesh clinched the first-ever SAFF Women's crown in their 2nd attempt after 2006, beating four times runners up and hosts Nepal by 3-1 in the final at Dashrath Stadium (Rangasala) in Kathmandu Monday evening.

The  team was accorded a fitting reception as they returned home from Nepal  Wenesday afternoon, reports UNB.