As part of their preparation for the final round, the girls in red and green are likely to play five-six practice matches in Japan, China and South Korea
Bangladesh Football Federation will provide monthly allowance, along with other facilities, and will start a year-long residential camp with the 23 members of the triumphant Bangladesh Under-16 girls football team.
The decisions came during the executive committee meeting at BFF House on Friday.
Golam Rabbani Choton will remain the head coach while Mahbubur Rahman Litu will be his deputy. BFF is also looking forward to improving the fitness and technical aspects of the girls team and will soon appoint a trainer who will work on their nutrition, among other things.
The U-16 girls will also have a goalkeeping coach and a female physiotherapist, according to BFF president Kazi Salahuddin.
Bangladesh U-16 girls team became the unbeaten champions in the Asian Football Confederation Women’s 2017 Championship Qualifiers earlier this month, reaching the main round which will take place in Thailand in September next year.
Bangladesh joined hosts Thailand, Australia, South Korea, North Korea, Japan, Laos and China and the top three teams of this round will contest the Under-17 World Cup in Uruguay the following year.
As part of their preparation for the final round, the girls in red and green are likely to play five-six practice matches in Japan, China and South Korea.
Meanwhile, the BFF will also take care of the girls’ education aspect during the year-long camp and will provide teachers for English, Math, Bengali and General Studies following which they will be allowed to sit for their exam at their own registered schools.
The BFF will provide sport kits, along with regular clothing, for all the players during the camp.