Dhaka, Aug 25 (UNB) - Bangladesh Women’s Handball team suffered 3rd consecutive defeat in the 8th Asian Women's Youth Handball Championship losing to Chinese Taipei by 16-33 goals in their match in the Indian city of Jaipur on Sunday.
They were trailing by 9-17 goals in the first half.
Bangladesh, which put in tough Group A in the 10-team meet along with defending champions South Korea, runners-up Japan, Uzbekistan and Chinese Taipei, made a frustrating start losing to holders South Korea by 16-55 goals on Wednesday and conceded 9-45 goals defeat against Japan on Friday.
In the remaining group match, Bangladesh will play Uzbekistan on Monday (Aug 26) at the same venue.
The Group B comprises of hosts India, PR China, Kazakhstan, Nepal and Mongolia.
A 19-member Bangladesh Handball team comprises of 14 players and five officials left Dhaka for Joypur last Monday to make a good show in their maiden Asian Women's Youth Handball Championship.
Bangladesh team : Sumaya Banu, Ashia Akter, Panna Akter Barsha, Baby Akter, Sahrmin Akter Rupa, Khadiza Khatun, Shobrna Aktar Surna, Najnin Naher, Misty Khatun, Fouzia Rahaman Toru, Sanjida Aktar Urme, Sriti Akter, Alpona Akter (c), Esrat Jahan Eva.