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Bangladesh women thrash Malaysia in friendly

Bangladesh women thrash Malaysia in friendly

Bangladesh women's football team pulled the biggest surprise in their history when the girls in red and green handed a massive 6-0 defeat to mighty Malaysia in the first of two FIFA international friendly matches at Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium on Thursday (Jun 23). Defender Akhi Khatun struck a brace while Sabina Khatun, Sirat Jahan Swapna and Monica Chakma and Krishna Rani netted one goal apiece after returning to the international match first time in nine months.

Bangladesh women's football destroyed Malaysia by 6-0 in the first of two-match FIFA tier-1 international friendly series on Thursday (Jun 23) at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamala Stadium in the city's Kamalapur.

It was an impressive win for Bangladesh. Akhi Kahtun scored two while skipper Sabina Kahtun, Sirat Jahan, Monika Chakma and Krishnarani netted one goal each.

Akhi found the net in the ninth minute of the match. Later, Sabina doubled the lead in the 26th minute. Akhi scored her second goal just after four minutes and Sirat made the scoreline 4-0 for the hosts in the 45th minute.

After the first half, Bangladesh tried to find the net again but could not get that many opportunities.

However, Monika netted the fifth goal of the match in the 67th minute and Krishnarani scored the last goal of the match in the 74th minute.

Tickets for the second match will go on sale from June 25. The second match will be held on June 26 at the same venue.