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Int’l Women’s Football: Bangladesh Women’s team to play Malaysian women’s Thursday

Bangladesh National Women's Football team to play Malaysian National Women's team in the first match of the two-match FIFA Tier-1 International Women's Football Series on Thursday (June 23).

The match will kick-off at 6 pm (Bangladesh time) at the Bir Sreshtho Shaheed Shipahi Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur in the capital.

The Malaysian Women's Football team, which arrived Dhaka Tuesday (June 21) first hour at 12:30 am, will play their Bangladesh counterpart in the 2nd and last match on Sunday (June 26) at the same time and same venue.

Bangladesh Women's Football will play two FIFA Int'l matches as a part of their preparations for the 2022 SAFF Women's Championship to be held in Nepal on August 12-24.

In the last meeting, Malaysian Women's team beat Bangladesh Women's by 2-1 goal in the FIFA Int'l Friendly in February, 2017.

Ahead of the FIFA International Women's Football, Bangladesh team made their practices at the turf of the games venue Kamalapur Stadium for four days while touring Malaysian team also made their practices at the same venue for two days.

In a pre -atch press conference at BFF office on Wednesday, BFF Women's Football Committee Chairman Mahfuza Akhter Kiron announced that the entire ticket sale money of two matches will be donated to the flood victims of Sylhet.

The rate of gallery ticket for the matches have been fixed at Tk 50 each, which will be available at BNS ticket counter, BFF office and Kamalapur Stadium counter.

Source: United News of Bangladesh