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U-16 Women’s footballers to learn skills in Japan

Sports Reporter     23rd January, 2017 10:17:54 printer

U-16 Women’s footballers to learn skills in Japan

Bangladesh U-16 Women’s National footballers and officials pose with the jersey during a press conference at BFF house on Monday, ahead of their departure for Japan to participate in ‘J-GREEN Sakai Lady’s Festival U-15 2017, Osaka’ today.-bff PHOTO

Bangladesh National Under-16 Women’s Football team want to gain experiences and skills during their ensuing high-profile tour to Japan.

Bangladesh U-16 Women’s Football team, which qualified for the prestigious final round of the AFC meet, will fly for Japan on Tuesday to participate in the J-Green Sakai Women’s Football Festival in Osaka on January 28-29.

Addressing a pre-tour press conference at the BFF House on Monday, team’s Head Coach Golam Rabbani Choton said the biggest objective of the tour would be the exposure of the girls.

Chairman of the BFF Women Football Committee Mahfuza Akhter Kiron and Bangladesh team captain Krishna Rani Sarker also spoke at the conference.

Noting that Japan is a very strong and highly ranked team in AFC and FIFA, Choton said, “The professional clubs in Japan run top-notch youth development programmes and our girls will have a great opportunity to get the valuable experiences and skills there.”

This group of youngsters of Bangladesh women’s team is providing much of its firepower, other than just a handful of veteran players, and the talented girls led Bangladesh to the final of SAFF championship and lost to hosts and holders Indian in a well-fought final.

Bangladesh coach said the team is set to start a new journey where they require to train alongside world class players like Japan.

 Apart from participating in training camps, the U-16 team will play in the J-Green Sakai Women’s Football Festival.”