Sunday, December 3

Sabitra Bhandari wins Best Player of the Decade Award in women’s category

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – Footballer Sabitra Bhandari has won the Best Player of the Decade in women’s category under the Pulsar Sports Awards on Tuesday.

Bhandari, who made her debut in national football team in 2014, has been a regular player of the national team and has dominated not just the national football but also left her mark in international football competitions. She has played a crucial role in all the successes Nepal achieved in international level. She has also been highly praised for her performance in India’s league.

The 25-year-old player had also bagged the Best Player Award in women’s category of the Pulsar Sports Awards in 2019.

Bhandari holds the record of scoring 38 goals for the national team, which  none other players have achieved yet. She was a member of the team that finished runners-up in SAFF Championship twice. She had also won silver medals in the 12th and 13th editions of South Asian Games.

She was also the top scorer when APF lifted the title of domestic league one after another.

She has also performed exceptionally well in India’s top-flight league. She had helped Sethu FC lift the title of India’s women’s league in 2019 amid Coronavirus crisis. The next season, she helped Gokulam Kerala win the league title.

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