Dhaka, Bangladesh
Boys ready to take on India today

SAFF Under-18 Championship

Boys ready to take on India today

Bangladesh are well-prepared to play their second and last group match of the ongoing SAFF Under-18 Championship'2019 against India today (Monday) at APF Stadium in Kathmandu, reports UNB. The match will kick-off at 3:15 pm (BdST). As a part of the preparation, Bangladeshi booters made a good practice session at the Buddhi Bikash Ground on Sunday. Bangladesh Head Coach Andrew Peter Turner said, "We've taken good preparation and have some plans for the match against India. Everybody is fit now." SAFF runners-up Bangladesh team put in the three-team Group B along with India and Sri Lanka while Group A comprises of defending champions and hosts Nepal, Maldives and Bhutan. Last times runners-up Bangladesh made a flying start in the competition beating Sri Lanka by 3-0 goals in their first Group B match at APF Stadium in Kathmandu on Saturday. Tanbir Hossain, Foysal Ahmed Fahim and Fahim Morshed scored one goal each for Bangladesh. Earlier, Bangladesh played two times against India in the SAFF U-18 Championships. Bangladesh were eliminated from SAFF U-18 Championship'2015 semis conceding 3-4 goals defeat against India in the penalty shootout in Nepal but two years later crushed them by 4-3 goals in the single-leg group stage of SAFF U-18 Championship'2017 in Bhutan. Bangladesh Squad: Md Mohiuddin, Mitul Marma, Shanto Kumer Ray, Yeasin Arafat, Uttam Chandra Roy, Sadekujaman Fahim, Md Emon Khan, Kazi Rahad Mia, Rakibul Islam, Tnabir Hossain, Md Ridoy, Fahim Morshed, Omar Faruq Mithu, Md Emon Ali, Md Sagor Hossain, Dipok Roy, Md Jamir Uddin, Foysal Ahmed Fahim, Samrat Ahmed, Naiyem Hossain, Nihat Jaman Ucchash, Maraz Hossain and Amir Khan Bappi.

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