Bangladesh U-12 Football team leaves here for South Korea on Wednesday. (United News of Bangladesh) | Lao Tribune

Bangladesh U-12 Football team leaves here for South Korea on Wednesday. (United News of Bangladesh)

Dhaka, Aug 4 (UNB) Bangladesh U-12 National Football Team will leave the capital for South Korea on Wednesday noon to participate in the Asian Youth U-12 Football Fiesta to be held in Anseong Sports Complex, Anseong City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea on August 7-10.

Mohammad Mehedi Hasan was named captain of the Bangladesh junior team which comprises 12 players and four officials.

Fifteen Asian countries — Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Palestine, Pakistan, Thailand, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and South Korea — are expected to take part in the meet in two groups in 30-minute affairs.

Earlier in preparatory matches, Bangladesh U-12 team beat Arambagh Football Academy by a solitary goal on Sunday (Aug 2) and outplayed Madanpur Football Academy by 10-0 goals on July 25, both at BFF Artificial Turf here.