Dhaka, Bangladesh
JFA Football begins today

JFA Football begins today

The eight-team final round of the JFA Under-14 National Women's Football Championship will begin today (Friday) at the Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur in the city, reports UNB. Eight teams - six zonal champions and two best runners-up, split into two groups, will compete in the final round of the championship. Three zonal champions Tangail, Rajshahi, Magura and runners-up Thakurgoan pitted in Group A while three other zonal champions Rangamati, Rangpur, Manikganj and runners-up Mymensingh were put in Group B. On the opening day (Friday), Tangail will play Thakurgoan at 2 pm while Rajshahi will face Magura at 4 pm. Later, the group champions and runners-up teams will be qualified for the semi-finals on July 18. The final match will commence on July 19 at 4 pm at the same venue. The champion team will get Tk 50,000 while the runners-up team Tk 25,000 as prize money. Besides, all the eight final round teams will get Tk 20,000 each as participation money. Chairman of the BFF Women's Football wing Mahfuza Akhter Kiron disclosed this at a press conference at the BFF House on Thursday. BFF general secretary Abu Nayem Shohag and Executive Director of Walton FM Iqbal Bin Anwar also spoke on the occasion.

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