SAFF U15 C’ship
Al Amin helps Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka 7-1
Scoring five goals, striker M Al Amin Rahman helped two-time champion Bangladesh in defeating Sri Lanka by 7-1 margin in its second match of the five-nation SAFF Under-15 Championship on Sunday at the Kalyani Stadium in India.
Apart from Al Amin's goal, midfielder Md Rakibul Islam and striker Al Mirad also contributed to win the match scoring one goal each. Striker Inshan Muhammaed Mihran reduced the margin for Sri Lanka.
Winning the match, Bangladesh collected full three points and raised its point tally to 6. With the same points India is leading the point table currently for a goal difference of +12 and Bangladesh next to it with a goal difference of +9.
Earlier on Friday, the red and green battalion made a flying start in the event with a 5-2 win over Bhutan.
Now, in the remaining league basis matches, Bangladesh will play Nepal on 27th August and hosts India on 29th August. Two toppers of the league basis matches are to advance to the final on 31st August.