Dhaka, Bangladesh
Women’s hockey team lose to Uzbekistan

Women’s hockey team lose to Uzbekistan

The Bangladesh women’s hockey team suffered a massive 6-0 goal defeat to strong Uzbekistan in their third match of Air Asia Women’s Junior AHF Cup held on Saturday at Sengkang Hockey Stadium in Singapore, reports BSS. Uzbekistan women’s, who are physically and tactically a improved side compared to Bangladesh, dominated from the beginning and had to wait a little to take lead as they scored the first goal in the 2nd minute of the match. The Uzbek women’s took 2-0 lead in the first quarter after scoring the second goal in the 15th minute. Uzbekistan added two more goals in the 17th and 30th minutes in the second quarter and reached a 4-0 lead in the second quarter. Uzbekistan scored the remaining two goals in the 45th and 54th minutes in the third and fourth quarter respectively. Bangladesh will play their last match against Chinese Taipei scheduled to be held tomorrow (Sunday) at the same venue. Earlier, Bangladesh had lost their first game on Monday by a 3-0 margin against hosts Singapore but bounced back with a 2-0 triumph over Sri Lanka in their second match. The women’s in red and green lost their third match against Hong Kong by a solitary goal. Squad: Goalkeepers: Sumi Akter, Ria Akter Shorna [vice-captain]; Defenders: Ritu Khanom (captain), Joariya Ferdous Joyita, Mukta Khatun, Rani Akter Ria Moni, Parvin Akter, Lima Khatun; Midfielders: Fardia Akter Rattri, Sanjida Akter Sathi, Sanjida Akter Moni, Mofseda Akter Munni, Nadira; Forwards: Nomita Karmakar, Sadia Khatun, Tarin Akter Khushi, Orpita Paul and Tasmin Akter Mim.

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