Monday, July 8

Nepal Aims for Victory against Bangladesh in Second Friendly Match

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – The Nepal National Women’s Football Team is determined to secure a victory against Bangladesh in their second friendly match, scheduled to take place on Sunday at Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium.

Following their journey to Dhaka for a series of friendly matches against Bangladesh, Nepal drew their first encounter with a score of 1-1. The match witnessed a late equalizer from star-striker Sabitra Bhandari, who managed to salvage a draw for the team.

The second friendly match is set to kick off at 5:45 PM NST. During a pre-match press conference on Saturday, Head Coach Ananta Thapa hinted that his team would adopt an attacking strategy, aiming to secure a victory and return home with a positive result.

Bangladesh and Nepal have faced each other a total of 10 times. Out of these matches, Nepal emerged victorious in six, drew three, and suffered only a single defeat.

Squad:

GoalKeeper : Anjila Tumbapo Subba (Captain), Anjana Rana Magar, Usha Nath

Defender : Amrita Jaisi, Gita Rana, Hira Kumrai Bhujel, Puja Rana, Bimala BK, Nisha Thokar, Samikxya Ghimire, Anjali Waiba

Midfielder : Renuka Nagarkoti, Saru Limbu, Bimala Chaudhary, Anita Basnet, Priti Rai, Dipa Shahi

Forward : Sabitra Bhandari, Anita KC, Sabita Rana Magar, Rashmi Kumari Ghising, Amisha Karki, Rekha Paudel.

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