Bangladesh U-15 women's football team played out a 1-1 draw against India U-15 women's football team in their last group match of the 3rd edition of SAFF U−15 Women's Championship'2019 at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu of Bhutan on Sunday.
Forward Swapna Rani scored one goal for Bangladesh while midfielder Amisha Baxla netted one for India.
In the day's match, midfielder Amisha Baxla put Indian side ahead scoring with a close range right footed shot from inside the box, off a pass from another midfielder Sunita Munda in the 24th minute (1-0).
But within two minutes forward Swapna Rani leveled the margin for Bangladesh with a low-range right-footed volley utilizing a header from defender Rumi Akhter in the 26th minute (1-1).
The game saw getting one yellow card -- Sunita Munda of India.
Bangladesh will take on India in the final on October 15 at the same venue.
Bangladesh confirmed their spot in the final of four-team meet beating Nepal by 2-1 goals while India also reached the final routing hosts Bhutan by 10-1 goals on Friday.
Earlier, Bangladesh made a flying start beating hosts Bhutan by 2-0 goals in their first match while India crushed Nepal by 4-1 goals in the day's opening match on Wednesday last.
In their last three meets in SAFF U−15 Women's Championships, Bangladeshi girls won two matches and lost one against India.
After crushing India by 3-0 goals in the group stage of SAFF U−15 Women's Championship 2017, Bangladesh again beat them by 1-0 goal in the final to clinch their first title in Kamalapur Stadium here on December 24.
In the SAFF U−15 Women's Championship 2018, Bangladeshi girls conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against the same side in the final of in Thimphu on August 18.
Bangladesh: Rupna Chakma, Nasrin Akhter, Afedia Khandokar, Surma Jannat, Swapna Rani, Shamsunnahar, Shaheda Akhter Ripa (Sumi Khatun-46th), Rumi Akhter, Nusrat Jahan Bristi, Mahfuza Khatun (Kohtai Kisku-46th), Joynob Bibi Rita.
India: Adrija Sarkhel, Jyoti Kumari, Purnima Kumari, Shilky Devi Hemam, Nisha, Martina Thhokhom, Astam Oraon (Sumati Kumari-77th), Sunita Munda (Lynda Kom Setro-81st minute), Amisha Baxla, Sai Sankhe (Kiran-61st), Babina Devi Lisham.
Referee: Choki Om (Bhutan).