Nepal begin U-19 campaign with Bangladesh draw

  • 2021-12-11

Nepal shared points with hosts Bangladesh after playing out a goalless draw in their opening match of the SAFF U-19 Women's Championship on Saturday.

In the match at Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka, Nepali defenders shut out Bangladesh attack with skipper and goalkeeper Anjana Rana Magar making crucial saves in multiple occasions.

Nepal will play its second match against Sri Lanka on Wednesday and against Bhutan on December 17. The final group game will be against India on December 19.

Bhutan had defeated Sri Lanka 5-0 in the opening match on Saturday.

(Photo via: South Asian Football Federation -SAFF)

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