Sanjida Akhter

'Aspiring girls won't face barriers anymore'

Sanjida Akhter has been one of the poster girls of Bangladesh football since she began her journey with Bangladesh's Under-16 side in 2014. The 21-year-old forward, now studying economics at a private university but struggling to attend classes due to training sessions, became the centre of discussion after an emotional Facebook status ahead of the SAFF Women's Championship final won the nation's hearts. The Daily Star's Anisur Rahman talked to her regarding that status alongside different aspects of women's football. The excerpts are below:

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Sanjida gets iPhone, others money they had lost

Bangladesh Football Federation on Saturday reimbursed money to the SAFF Women’s Champion team members, some of whom had lost dollars and valuables following their arrival from Kathmandu on Thursday.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

'Aspiring girls won't face barriers anymore'

Sanjida Akhter has been one of the poster girls of Bangladesh football since she began her journey with Bangladesh's Under-16 side in 2014. The 21-year-old forward, now studying economics at a private university but struggling to attend classes due to training sessions, became the centre of discussion after an emotional Facebook status ahead of the SAFF Women's Championship final won the nation's hearts. The Daily Star's Anisur Rahman talked to her regarding that status alongside different aspects of women's football. The excerpts are below:

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Sanjida's dream reflects that of millions

Bangladesh women’s football team’s midfielder Sanjida Akhter has urged for the countrymen to pray for the team ahead of tomorrow’s SAFF Women’s Championship final against Nepal.