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Bangladesh face Myanmar in Olympic Asian Qualifiers today

By UNB, DHAKA
08th-Nov-2018       
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Bangladesh Olympic women's football team take on
host Myanmar in their opening group C match of the Women's Olympic Football
Tournament 2020 Asian Qualifiers round 1 scheduled to be held today at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.
The match will kick off at 6 pm local time.
Bangladesh, placed in Asian Group C for the Olympics Qualifiers with three higher ranked teams -- Myanmar (Ranking 44th), India (59th) and Nepal (109) -- will play neighbouring India on Sunday (Nov 11) at 3 pm and face Nepal on Tuesday (Nov 13) also at 3 pm at the same venue in the remaining group encounters.
Ahead of the tough match against the home side, women booters participated in an official training session at the match venue on Wednesday evening after taking part in the walking session at INYA Lake side after breakfast in the morning.
Bangladesh team also participated in a coordination meeting with all the four participating teams at INYA Lake Hotel and later addressed pre-match press conference along with other teams at the same venue in the afternoon.
Addressing the pressmen, Head Coach of Bangladesh Golam Robbani Choton said, "We came here to learn more and lot from this tournament. We made good preparations for one year. We'll try our best to make a good result playing a good football in this tournament."
"All the (participating) teams are very strong in this group. We have mostly young players and this is a great opportunity for our girls to learn more. Our girls will try to put their best efforts in this tournament," he further said.
Bangladesh captain Sabina Khatun said, "We will try to give our best efforts in all the matches. Myanmaris a strong team. This is for the first time we are playing against Myanmar and we will try to play a good match against them."
Head Coach of hosts Myanmar Win Thu Moe said, "We are the favouritesin this group. We are also in a good position in FIFA ranking. We playedsome friendly matches against China and Japan as part of our preparations. We will try to win all the matches to qualify for the next round."
Head Coach of India Maymol Rocky said, "We came here only for win and to qualify for the next round in this tournament. All Teams are good enough to qualify for the next round. Myanmar is better and stronger in the group. Bangladesh-India match will be a good competitiveone."
Head Coach of Nepal HariKhadka said, "We came here as a new team in this tournament. We have a lot of things to gather experiences from this tournament. It will be a good tournament where Myanmar and India are very experienced."
Bangladesh Squad: Sabina Khatun (capt), Mahmuda Akhter, Rupna Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Ankhi Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Ritu Porna Chakma, Maria Manda, Mishrat Jahan Mousumi, Israt Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, Marzia, Sanjida Akhter, Tohura Khatun, Sirat Jahan Shopna, Krishna Rani Sarkar, Razia Khatun and Nargis Khatun.

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