Nepal gets eliminated from SAFF U-19 Championship


February 6, 2024


Nepal gets eliminated from SAFF U-19 Championship

Skippers vying for ball in the Nepal Vs Bangladesh match played on Tuesday/ Photo: ANFA

KATHMANDU: Nepal has been eliminated from the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Women’s Football Championship.

Nepal was beaten by India by 0-4 in the last match under the league round held in Dhaka, Bangladesh today.

With this win, India has reached the final of the championship.

The match today ended in a goal-less draw in the first half. But India scored four goals in the second half.

Neha scored in the 54th and 81st minute. Similarly, Sulanjana Rahul added another goal for India in the 85th minute while Cindy Colney’s goal in the additional time (90+3 minutes) made it 4-0 for India.

In the first match of the Championship, India had defeated Bhutan 10-1 while it lost to Bangladesh 0-1.

Similarly, Bangladesh defeated Nepal 3-1 in the first match while Nepal secured victory against Bhutan by 1-0 in the second match.

India will face Bangladesh in the final match of the championship.