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U-16 girls to play four practice matches in China this month

  • Published at 08:41 pm April 9th, 2017
U-16 girls to play four practice matches in China this month
The young girls in red and green are likely to fly for Xi'an city in central China on April 20 and scheduled to return on April 26. The fixtures of their four matches have not been finalised yet but they may play matches against local teams and age-level teams of China. “We still have not received the confirmed names of the opponents we will play but it was informed that we may play two matches against their regional teams and two against a combined team of U-15 and U-16 teams of China.” said BFF general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag on Sunday. The U-16 girls enjoyed their first ever camp in foreign conditions in January this year when they participated in a women's football festival in Japan's Osaka. They played a total of seven matches there during five-day stay winning four, drawing two and losing only one. The senior women's team traveled to Singapore in February to play in a friendly tournament where majority of the squad was formed with U16 girls. Shohag also informed that the federation is trying to arrange more foreign tours for the girls to boost their confidence, experience and sharp their skills. Meanwhile, the first meeting of BFF Women's Football Committee was held at the BFF House on Sunday.