The Bangladeshi Football Federation (BFF) has secured funding for the AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifying matches which will be played in the country this week, reports SportsPro. Pizza Hut has stepped up to sponsor the group B matches, which will put Banglasdesh against Iran, Thailand and the Philippines. The BFF itself will foot the rest of the budget for the matches, to be played at Bangabandhu National Stadium.
"We are very proud to be the sponsors. We assisted women's football in the past and we will continue to help them in the future," said Rupam Prashanna Thakur, a Pizza Hut spokesman.