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Bangladesh girls beat Vietnam to reach 2nd round

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-09-23 6:23:44 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-09-24 10:50:22 AM

Sports Desk: Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team put up a dominating performance as they beat Vietnam 2-0 to qualify for the second round of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship at Kamalapur Stadium on Sunday.

Forward Tahura scored the first goal in the first half extra time while Akhi Khatun doubled the lead in the 63rd minute to ensure a comfortable victory for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh, who won their all three previous matches, finished on top with all 12 points from Group F and automatically progressed to the next round that would take place in February- March next year.

Vietnam team, who won their first three matches, might join them in the second round as top two runners-up from six Groups.

The top two teams of each group in the second qualification round will compete in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship main event in Thailand next year.

risingbd/Dhaka/September 23, 2018/A K Azad