BSS : 16 NOVEMBER, 2021, 12:58 AM
Motivated Bangladesh take on host Sri Lanka in their third and last match of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Trophy four nations international tournament scheduled to be held today (Tuesday) at Race Course Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The match kicks off at 9.30 pm (BST).
The football tournament is now open to all the four teams. Bangladesh and Seychelles are in a slightly advantageous position but Maldives and Sri Lanka also have a chance to play the final. The outcome of the last two matches on Tuesday will determine which the two teams will play the final of this tournament.
Bangladesh are in a comfortable position on their way to the final with four points from two matches after a draw against Seychelles and a remarkable victory over the Maldives and the boys in red and green is needed only one
point to ensure the final spot. Bangladesh team’s head coach Mario Lemos however wants to go to the final with full three points against Sri Lanka.
Addressing at a pre-match press conference today, Bangladesh’s Portuguese coach said as it would be their last match so they are preparing for the victory against Sri Lanka.
The Bangladesh’s interim coach said every match of the tournament is different and they are going to play also a different game against Sri Lanka.
He said the boys have prepared differently for this match. Sri Lanka did not do well in the first match, but everything could be changed if they (Sri Lanka) able to win the last match and get the ticket of final.
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