Tuesday, July 16

Nepal finishes second

By a Staff Reporter

Nepal finished second in the SAFF U20 Women’s Championship suffering a 3-0 defeat against the hosts Bangladesh in the finale at BSSSMK Stadium.

Bangladesh secured their victory with goals from Shaheda Akter Ripa, skipper Shamsunnahar, and Unnoti Khatun, earning them their third title in the championship.

The top two teams vied in the final match in a round-robin-based championship. Bangladesh reached the final winning all the matches, while Nepal lost one against Bangladesh.

Earlier, Nepal had a 3-1 loss against the hosts in the opening match but bounced back with 4-0 and 3-1 victories against Bhutan and India respectively to reach the finale.

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