Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday congratulated Bangladesh Women Soccer Team for moving into the final round of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship.
Bangladesh confirmed their final round berth of the championship after ensuring top-two finish from Group B as they handed a 1-0 defeat to hosts Myanmar in a Qualification Round-2 encounter at Mandala Thiri Stadium on the day, reports BSS.
In a congratulatory message, Sheikh Hasina greeted all the players, coach and officials of the Bangladesh Women Football Team for qualifying into the final round of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship.
“The whole nation is proud of seeing the team spirit of our players and their tremendous performance,” she said.
The premier expressed the hope that the winning spree of the Bangladesh women football team would continue in future.
Bangladesh will now play their final group match against China on March 3. Four semifinalists will qualify for the eight-team final round to be held in Thailand.