U16 boys ready for Yemen challenge

September 21, 2017

Dhaka, September 21: Bangladesh U-16 boys will face Yemen in the qualifying round of the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 at Doha, Qatar on Friday at the Grand Hamed Stadium, Doha, Qatar.

Bangladesh coach Mostafa Anowar Parvez talked to journalists about the team on Thursday.

“We had a nice practice session of one and a half hour today. Everyone is physically and mentally fit.”

He informed that the whole squad watched the match between Qatar and Yemen yesterday to experience first-hand regarding the upcoming opponents.

“Yemen U-16 team is a strong opponent. We analysed their strength and weaknesses.”

“The boys are prepared to give their all against Yemen and procure a good result. The match will be fairly competitive,” Parvez said.

Bangladesh U-16 team captain Yaseer Arafat said “The team is ready to fight. We watched their game yesterday to get some insight into our opponents. We will follow our coach’s instruction and strategy.”

He promised that the team will give their best to get a good result and asked the supporters to pray for them.

Bangladesh takes the field against Yemen on September 22nd and wraps up the campaign against hosts Qatar on September 24.

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