India, Nepal, and Bhutan have arrived in Dhaka to play the four-nation SAFF U-20 Women's Championship 2023 at the Birshrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the capital's Kamalapur.
These three teams and hosts Bangladesh will compete in the championship scheduled for February 3-9, initially on a league basis. After that, two top teams will play in the final on February 9 at 6pm at the same venue.
The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) has organised the championship under the supervision of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF).
Bhutan reached Dhaka Tuesday, Nepal and India Wednesday.
Hosts Bangladesh will start their campaign by taking on Nepal in one of the two opening-day matches at 7pm.
Earlier in the tournament's opener, India will play Bhutan at 3pm at the same venue.
SAFF U-20 Women's Championship: Bangladesh start campaign with Nepal match February 3
Midfielder Shamsunnahar will lead the Bangladesh team and goalkeeper Rupna Chakma will be vice-captain.
In the remaining league basis match, Bangladesh will face their arch-rivals India on February 5 at 7pm and Nepal will play Bhutan at 3pm.
Bangladesh will play Bhutan on February 7 at 7pm in their last league match while India will lock horns with Nepal at 4pm.
Source: United News of Bangladesh