As it was expected both the tournament favorites Bangladesh and India lock horn in final of SAFF U 15 championship 2018 Bhutan.
Both the teams are undefeated so far in the tourney although India did not have easy game as the Bangladesh did. India were really tested by Bhutan in the league round winning by one goal and in the semi-final Nepal brought out best of India winning 2-1.
Whereas Bangladesh the defending champion had smooth cruise till the final where they defeated the home team Bhutan by 5 goals in semi-final. Both the new comer Sri Lanka and Pakistan were hampered by all the team conceding a total of 18 goals respectively in this tournament. But the girls and coaching staffs took lots of positive experience and match exposure from the tournament.
Nepal and Bhutan will fight for third and fourth position on the same day of final. Nepal looked the most improved side in this tournament comparing to last SAFF U15 in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is the strong contender to win this tournament but can India stop them.
India on other hand is one of the most successful team in this region and the only thing that separates both the team is the match experience and exposure.
Bangladeshi players are far more experienced and skillful than rest of the countries.