Bangladesh emerge champions in Jockey CGI Youth Football


 DHAKA, April 1, 2018 (BSS)- Striker Tohura Khatun slammed a brilliant hat- trick as Bangladesh U-15 girls’ football team emerged champions in the four- nation Jockey CGI Youth Football tournament drubbing host Hong Kong by 6-0 goals in their third and last match on Sunday in Hong Kong.

In the day’s match, striker Tohura Khatun started the goal rush for the side and scored a hat-trick in the tournament.

Tohura scored in the fourth, 40th and 74th minute to complete her second successive hat-trick. The red and green side finished the first half with 3-0 lead.

Besides, Sajeda, Shamsunnahar and Anuching Mogini scored one goal each.

Bangladesh went into the tournament after dominating in SAAF championship and their confidence was reflected in the performance. Not only the girls scored 24 goals in the tournament but also they conceded only two goals which showed their dominance all over the field.

Among the four teams, Bangladesh were the lowest ranking side but the girls proved their courage by showing they can take on any team now.

Earlier, Bangladesh started their tournament campaign with a 10-1 win over Malaysia and crushed middle-eastern ‘outfit’ Iran by 8-1 goals in their second match.