Indian team looks to bounce back in SAFF U-17 semi-final against Bangladesh | Football News

COLOMBO: The Indian team would be looking to put their disappointing loss to Nepal behind them as they face Bangladesh in the SAFF U-17 Championship semi-finals on Monday.
Despite losing to Nepal on Friday, India qualified for the semi-finals as the second team from Group B after beating Bhutan 3-0 in the opening match on September 5.
“We put the disappointment of the last result behind us. The focus hasn’t shifted to the semi-finals. I can see in the boys that they are fired up to prove the result against Nepal was a temporary setback. “said head coach Bibiano. said Fernandes.
Bangladesh had qualified for the semi-finals at the top of Group A after back-to-back wins over Sri Lanka and Maldives.
Bibiano thinks it would be a tough game against Bangladesh, although he has confidence in his boys to come out and get the job done.
“Every team has come here to win. Bangladesh are no different. They have the momentum to win both games and look better in this tournament with their aggressive approach.
“We don’t take them lightly at all. However, I am confident that we will bounce back as a team and win,” India’s head coach said.
“Each of us is extremely proud to represent the country. The disappointment against Nepal motivates each of us to make sure we go out there and get the job done.”

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