Bangladesh defeated Bhutan 4-1 in the AFC U-4 Championship qualifier held in Qatar today. Saiful Saeed and Moin Uddin scored one goal each. The other goal is suicide. Earlier on Wednesday, Bangladesh started the qualifying round by defeating Qatar 2-0 in their first match.
Bangladesh’s victory against Bhutan was predictable. This is the last time Bangladesh won 3-2 against Bhutan in the Under-6 side at Kalyani, West Bengal’s capital Kolkata, on the 27th of last month. After a month, it didn’t hurt to win against the same team. The age of the tournament has grown. In this, Bangladesh’s goals were reduced by two, but their posts were protected.
One goal in the first half followed by 2 goals in the second half. But until the first goal of the first half, the teenagers did not think they were going to win big. The attack did not have the impression of planning. It is more like trying to throw a ball around a box in Bhutan. Bangladesh had to hop on a goal. The match was in their hands but the goal was not to open. Saeed, the guardian walls of Bhutan’s eight when they entered the attacking third. Bangladesh has invaded with its wing tactically.
Sajed Hassan and Suman were unbeaten on the right flank of Bangladesh in the 4-1-3 formation. Bhutan’s defenses have been repeatedly defeated by these two footballers. Bhutan’s goalie opened with a right cross from Suman. In the first half, Saiful’s head netted from the far post in the cross, and Saiful added. Bangladesh became aggressive in the second half with capital of one goal. Suicide goal 2-5 in 5 minutes. Bhutan got into the net to clear the ball without pressure from the Bangladesh forward. In the next minute, Moin scored a magnificent 5-6 goal.
Moyen scored the goal by throwing a goalkeeper into control of the ball behind a Bhutan defender in an aerial thru. Bangladesh won the table with three points in Group F. Bangladesh’s opponent Yemen in the last match of the group on September 22. In their first match, they thrashed Bhutan 3-1. Losing Yemen could also mean an opportunity to become a group champion. Although runners-up, Bangladesh will have the opportunity to play in this age-old top-level tournament, which will be held in Bahrain in 2021. But in that case, Yemen must lose.