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When our girls are scoring ten goals, boys are conceding five: PM

When our girls are scoring ten goals, boys are conceding five: PM

When our girls are scoring ten goals, boys are conceding five: PM


2016-09-04 14:10:16

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today very intensively addressed the contrasting fortunes of Bangladesh’s women’s and men’s football teams on international circuit. “When our girls are scoring ten goals our boys are conceding five”, said the sport-affectionate prime minister while addressing during the National Sports Award giving ceremony at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium.

A keen follower of sports, the prime minister was in fact referring to Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s team’s 10-0 win against Kyrgyzstan in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship’s Group C Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium against the men’s national team’s 5-0 defeat at the hands of Maldives in an international friendly in Male recently.The prime minister, amidst huge clapping from the audience, immediately however said that it did not mean the boys are bad and hoped that they would win in the future.While distributing sports award for three years (2010-12) to the finest athletes and organizers in different sectors, the prime minister also announced that Bangladesh will celebrate April 6 as a Sports Day in the country, the UN determined international sports day.