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Amputee Football: Japan emerge champions, Indonesia runners-up to qualify for World Cup

Japan qualified for the Amputee Football World Cup 2022 in Turkey from East Asia with an all-win record beating Indonesia by 2-0 goals in their last match at Bir Shereshta Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Monday.

Despite the day’s maiden defeat, Indonesia also qualified for the Amputee World Cup 2022 as the runners-up team from East Asia Qualifier.

Earlier, Japan earned an emphatic 8-0 goals victory over hosts Bangladesh after beating Malaysia by 7-0 goals while Indonesia beat their neighbor Malaysia by 3-0 after beating hosts Bangladesh by 8-0 goals.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh conceded an 0-2 goals defeat against Malaysia in the last match of the three-day meet at the same venue on Monday to complete their engagements with empty hand losing all the three matches.

In the day’s closing and prize distribution ceremony, BFF members Nurul Islam Nuru and Tipu Sultan, BFF general secretary Abu Nayem Shohag, Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh Heru Hartanto Subolo, Asian.Amputee Football Confederation President M Mazino and Team Leader of “Football For All’ M Badiuzzaman Al Amin were present

Four National Amputee Football teams from Japan. Indonesia, Malaysia and hosts Bangladesh took part in the meet, organized by “Football For All” under the cooperation of Bangladesh Football Federation.

Source: United News of Bangladesh