UNB NEWS : 3 DECEMBER, 2023, 9:15 PM
Hosts Bangladesh Women’s team needed just a draw against touring Singapore women’s team to win the two-match FIFA Tier-1 Women’s International Friendly Football Series here on Monday ( Dec 4).
The 2nd and last match of the series between 130th ranked Singapore and 142nd ranked Bangladesh will kick- off at 3:pm on Monday at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Stadium in Kamalapur in the capital.
Bangladesh women’s team comfortably dominated the two-match series 1-0 outplaying Singapore women’s team by 3-0 goals in the first match at the same venue last Friday ( Dec 1), featuring two goals by occasional striker by Tohura Khatun and rest one by defender Afeida Khandakar
With this well-merited victory, Bangladesh women’s football team not only dominated the series but also took sweet revenge of their 0-3 goals defeat against hosts Singapore in a Development Tournament there six year ago.
This was the first victory for Bangladesh national women’s team in international football within about 14 months after winning the historic title of the SAFF Championship held in Kathmandu in September’ 2022.
Ahead of Monday’s match, both the Bangladesh and Singapore teams made their final practices at the match venue Sunday afternoon.
Meanwhile, the Head of the Mission of Singapore Embassy in Dhaka accorded a reception in honour of the touring Singapore women’s football team at a local hotel Saturday night.
Members of the Bangladesh women’s football team and the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) officials also attended the function.
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