Danone Nations Cup from June
The preliminary stage of Danone Nations Cup Bangladesh will kick off from the last week of June in four separate venues of the country.
Thirty-nine teams from different District Football Associations along with a Bangladesh Football Association (BFF) development squad will participate in the preliminary stage.
The age-limit of the participating players has been kept between 10-12 years.
All the teams will be given participation fees in addition to other benefits.
The final round will be played in Dhaka with eight teams from July 10.
The champion team will feature in the final round of the Danone Nations Cup in Sao Paulo in Brazil from October 8. Forty countries including the hosts are slated to take part in this year's cup meet in the southeastern city of Brazil.
Matches in Bangladesh will be played in two halves of 15 minutes with a five-minute break.
The Danone Nations Cup is an international football competition organised every year since 2000, on the initiative of Groupe Danone, a French food products company based in Paris.