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SAFF U-20 Women’s Championship kicks off in Dhaka February 3

The four-nation SAFF U-20 Women's Championship 2023 will be held in Dhaka from February 3 to11.

South Asian countries India, Nepal, Bhutan and hosts Bangladesh will compete in the tournament organised by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) under the supervision of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF).

The competition will initially feature league basis matches at the Birshrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the capital's Kamalapur.

The decision was taken at a BFF Women' s Football Committee meeting held Sunday at the federation's board room, chaired by committee chair and BFF member Mahfuza Akter Kiron.

The meeting was followed by a local organising committee meeting at the BFF House Sunday.

In the league basis matches, India will play Bhutan in the inaugural match on February 3 at 3pm and Bangladesh will face Nepal at 7pm in the other opening match.

After a one-day break, 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.

After the league basis matches, the top two teams will play the final on February 9 at 6pm at the same venue.

Soure: United News of Bangladesh