Herbert’s youngsters win international

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National coach Ricki Herbert brought in a clutch of new players to help Maldives beat Cambodia 3-2 in their group game at the BangaBandhu Gold Cup in Bangladesh.

Herbert left out seven players who took the Maldives to the semi-finals of the SAFF Suzuki Cup tournament in India, bringing in youngsters as he tries to develop the national side of the island nation.

He was rewarded with a fighting performance that got the Maldives off to a winning start at the Gold Cup.

Next games are:

  • Jan 13: Maldives vs Bangladesh U23
  • Jan 15: Maldives vs Bahrain

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