All the preparation of SAFF U-18 Championship 2017 are almost complete and will be live within a month time. A total of six national teams will participate in this tournament. It will be the first time that Bhutan hosts a SAFF event.
Bhutan will play the first matches of the tournament on 18th September against India. The finals will be on 27th of September 2017 also the third place match will be on the same date.
These are a perfect opportunity for every nation to bond their relation with one another and a chance for young players to prove themselves.
Players like Bimal Gharti, Anjan, Ananta, and Hemanta came into limelight after such international games only. So, hope the young stars do well.
SAFF U-18 Championship 2017 Fixture | Participating Teams
There will be a total of 6 nations in this tournament, Nepal, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Srilanka, and Bangladesh. And There will 2 groups: Bangladesh, Bhutan, and India are in Group A and Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Maldives are in Group B.
Information on Tournament
- Date: 18th to 27th September 2017
- Number of Nations: Six Nations
- Host: Bhutan
- Venue: Changlimithang Stadium
Fixture and Group Stage – SAFF U-18 Championship 2017
This is first group and its fixture.
|India V/s Bhutan||18th September 2017|
|Bhutan V/s Bangladesh||20th September 2017|
|Bangladesh V/s Indai||22nd September 2017|
This is second group and its fixture.
|Nepal V/s Sri Lanka||19th September 2017|
|Sri Lanka V/s Maldives||21st September 2017|
|Nepal V/s Maldives||23rd September 2017|
Nepal is the defending champions of this tournament as this was previously known as the U19 championship. Nepal won this tournament on 2015. Who will win it? please leave a comment.