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Laos move semi-final as group top

DHAKA, Tournament favorite Laos U19 women's football team moved to the semifinal with group A champions in the Bangamata U19 Women's International Gold Cup Football tournament beating Tajikistan by 60 goals in the sixth match of the tournament held on Saturday at Bangabandhu National Stadium here.

Laos will now play the second group B runnersup Kyrgyzstan in the first semifinal scheduled to be held on Monday while Bangladesh will play against group A runnersup Mongolia in the second semifinal on Tuesday (April 30).

Both the semifinals will be held at the same venue at 6 pm.

The final of the tournament slated on May 4.

In the onesided affairs Laos dominated the entire proceeding and notched their deserving victory while Tajikistan were totally off colored and failed to create any real scoring chance.

Laos earlier crushed Mongolia by 50 goals in their group opening match.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)