DHAKA: Bangladesh clinched the victory in their must-win match against Sri Lanka at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Sunday afternoon (January 19).
This was the second and last Group A match of the ongoing six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament’2020.
Bangladesh have moved up to semi-final after defeating Lankans by 3-0 goals.
Motin Mia scored two goals while Mohammad Ibrahim scored the other.
The match started at 5:00pm.
Bangladesh are 187th in the FIFA Rankings while Sri Lanka are 205th. In their last match, Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 1-0 goal in the 13th South Asian Games Football at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu.
Bangladesh team: Shahidul Alam Sohel, Ashraful Islam Rana, Anisur Rahman, Topu Barman, Sushanto Tripura, Yeasin Khan, Rahmat Mia, Rayhan Hasan, Riyadul Hasan, Monjurur Rahman Manik, Rabiul Hasan, Saad Uddin, Mamunul Islam Mamun, Sohel Rana, Manik Hossain Mollah, Mahbubur Rahman Sufil, Towhidul Alam Sabuz, Mohammad Ibrahim, Motin Miah, Foysal Ahmed Fahim, Arifur Rahman and Rakib Hossain.
BDST: 2015 HRS, JAN 19, 2020