Bangladesh crashed out from the semifinals of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football after they lost to Burundi by 3-0.
Jospin Nshimirimana scored a scintillating hattrick to knock the hosts out as the striker scored twice in the first half and again in the second.
Bangladesh had a good start to the game as they created chances on the break but failed to capitalize and saw Jospin punish them in the 43rd minute when he made he gave the African side an advantage.
Jospin struck again in the sfirst half's stoppage time as he headed past Bangladesh goalkeeper Ashraful Rana to double their advantage. The Burundian striker ensured his hattrick and his side's victory when he scored again in the 79th minute and made it 3-0.
This sets up Burundi against Palestine in the final as the Bangladesh side finish yet another disappointing tournament after they failed to clinch gold in the South Asian Games despite India not playing. Palestine had earlier beat Seychelles by 1-0 to reach the final.
Fifa ambassador and Brazil legend Julio Cesar was present at the game and took part in a penalty shoot-out with players from Bangladesh's women's age sides.