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We aim to play SAFF final: Head coach Choton

Bangladesh U-18 national women's football team

head coach Golam Robanni Choton said they aim to play the final of the SAFF

U-18 Women's Championship which is scheduled to be held from September 28 to

October 7 in Thimpu, Bhutan.

He was speaking at a pre-departure press conference on Thursday at the

conference room of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF).

We are going to take part in the championship for the first time and we

want to make it memorable by playing good football. Our main aim is to play

the SAFF final, Choton said to the reporters.

He said: The team has been practicing for a long time and I think the

team has great combination with U-16 and U-18 players, who played a lot of

international matches I hope they will be able to bring good results in

the tournament.

Team skipper Moushumi Akter also echoed her coach's statement as she said

they want to play the SAFF final.

She said they have been undergoing training for a long time and doing hard

work for the tournament and hoped to play in the final.

Obviously I am feeling pressure being a captain of the team but I will

try my level best to give my team inside the ground as well as to try to

fight to take the team to the final, she said to a questioner.

Vice Team's vice captain Maria Manda said their aim is to play final of

the championship and hoped to bring a good result for the nation.

BFF women's wing chairman Mahfuza Akter Kiron said the team has been

practicing for a long time and I think the team has done enough practice and

hope they will fight for the championship.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)