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AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers
Saudi boys arrive in Dhaka today
Sports Reporter
Published :Thursday, 10 September, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 10

Saudi Arabia National Under-16 Football Team is coming in Dhaka today (Thursday) to play the AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers against host Bangladesh and UAE.
The Arab boys are arriving at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 3:00 pm in the day. Following the Arabs, the UAE boys will arrive in here on September 14, Monday at 5:20 pm.
The Group-D qualifier matches will be staged from September 16 to 20 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.
Bangladesh will face Saudi Arabia at 6:00 pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on September 16, Wednesday.
Apart from the host Bangladesh, United Arab Emirate and Saudi National Under-16 Football Teams are playing in the Group-D. Pakistan withdrew them from the event earlier.
Along with Bangladesh, a total of 11countries are hosting the qualifier event where 45 member countries of the Asian Football Confederation are participating.
A total of 16 teams will qualify to play in the final round of the tournament. Although India will qualify automatically as the host of the final, they will compete in the qualifying stage too.
However, teams of the final round will also Qualify from AFC for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup-2017 in India.

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