PM to accord reception to girls` soccer team
Published: 11:30 AM, 4 January 2018 Updated: 01:21 PM, 4 January 2018
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will accord a reception to Bangladesh girls` football team at her official Ganabhaban residence on Thursday, for clinching the title of the inaugural edition of the SAFF Under-15 Women`s Championship.
PM`s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim confirmed the matter. He said, "The sports-lover prime minister will host the reception for the Bangladesh girls` football team at her official Ganabhaban residence at 3:30 pm today."
"The honourable prime minister has invited us to Ganabhaban tomorrow and we`re very much happy for it", Golam Rabbani Chhotan, Bangladesh girls` soccer team coach told reporters yesterday.
Bangladesh became unbeaten champions in the SAFF Under-15 Women`s Championship as they defeated India by 1-0 in the final at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mostafa Kamal Stadium on December 24.
The hosts remained unbeaten, conceding no goals during the tournament. After crushing Nepal 6-0 in their first match, the girls beat Bhutan 3-0 and India 3-0 in the run up to the final.