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AFC Under-14 Girls' Regional Championship
An epoch making of the Junior Tigresses
Sports Reporter
Published :Wednesday, 27 April, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 22

AFC Under-14 Girls' Regional Championship
Bangladesh National Under-14 Girl's Football Team, the Junior Tigress, made a history on Tuesday after defeating India by 3-1 margin in their first encounter of the South and Central Zone event of the AFC Under-14 Girls' Regional Championship-2016 which is the first ever win of Bangladesh women against the Indian women in any level.
Tahura took the lead for the red and greens in the 34th minute while Maria Manda doubled the lead in the 42nd minute. Tahura scored her second and team's third in the 47th minute.
India were able to reduce the margin when their striker Sunita Munda hits the net in the 49th minute of the match.
The Junior Tigresses who are the defending champions of the same zone of the AFC Under-14 Girls' Regional Championship went one step ahead for the next round of the event with the win in group-B.
They will have to face defending runners-up Nepal of the same group in their next match on Thursday at 1:00pm (local time) at the Aviator Stadium in Dushanbe.
The Bengal girls will need a draw in the next match to confirm the semis.
Earlier, the under-14 girls had practice at a practice venue in Tajikistan's capital city Dushanbe from Saturday to Monday after reaching the city on last Friday.
Bangladesh was placed in Group-B along with India and defending runner-up Nepal while Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bhutan and Islamic Republic of Iran were placed in the Group-A.

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