In the first semi-final match of the SAFF Championship held at the Dasaratha Rangshala Football Stadium in Kathmandu, Bangladesh reached the final by thrashing Bhutan by a huge margin of 8-0 goals. State Minister for Youth and Sports Md. Zahid Ahsan Russell MP congratulated and congratulated all the players, coaches and officials of the Bangladesh women’s football team on this success.

In a congratulatory message, the state minister said, ‘Bangladesh has reached the final by defeating Bhutan with a huge margin of 8-0 goals. Our girls have been playing brilliantly throughout the tournament. I hope that even in the final, our girls will achieve the unforgettable glory of becoming champions by playing well.’

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Bangladesh team leader Sabin Khatun scored a hat trick in this match of the best four. This is his second hat-trick in the current tournament. Besides, Sirat Jahan scored one goal each for the team of Sapna, Krishna Rani Sarkar, Rituparna Chakma, Masura Parveen and Tahura Khatun.

(September 16/MM)

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