The AFC U-16 Championship 2023, organized by the Asian Football Confederation, will be held in 2022, including the ‘SAF U-15 Championship 2021’, the ‘SAF U-16 Championship 2022’ and `AFC U-17 Championship 2023, Qualifiers’ by the South Asian Football Federation. Bangladesh U-15, U-16 and U-17 national football teams (born on or after 01 January 2008) will participate in the championship and qualifiers respectively.
To this context, the player selection programs were held at the district level from January 30 to February 15, 2021 and at the divisional level from February 19, 2021. Following this, the selection process for the final round was held on 26 and 27 March 2021 at 8:30 am at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur, Dhaka. 92 selected young emerging football players participated in the selection process.
BFF Executive Committee Member Mohidur Rahman Miraz, BFF Development Committee Member Mr. Khandaker Rakibul Islam, and Member Mr. Saifur Rahman Moni were present on the occasion. BFF Technical Director Mr. Paul Thomas Smalley and coaches under BFF were also present there.