Nepali U-18 national women's team has begun training for the SAFF U-18 Women's Championship to be held in Jamshedpur, India from 15-25 March.
Head coach Darshan Bhakta Raj Lawat has called up 40 players in the initial squad. The closed camp at ANFA Complex in Satdobato began from February 21. Bhagwati Thapa has been named as the assistant coach while Shree Prakash Baidhya will be the goalkeeping coach for the team.
Three teams―Nepal, India and Bangladesh―are playing in the championship. The championship will be played in a double-round robin format with the team with highest point become the champion.
Players: Sabitri Kishan (GK), Lila Joshi (GK), Puja Thapa (GK), Sanimaya Syangtan (GK), Ranjita Chaudhary (GK), Dipika Kathariya (GK), Samjhana Chaudhary (GK), Sabina Chaudhary, Manju Kumari Khadka, Pratikshya Chaudhary, Ganga Kumari Chaudhary, Kumari Tamang, Priya Basnet, Goma Rokaya, Seema Rawal, BIpana Snehi, Prena Dolma Lama, Dibya Yasmali Magar, Masang Hingdung, Dipa Shahi, Pratikshya Rai, Anu Rai, Hima Rawat, Saraswati Hamal, Preeti Rai, Susma GT, Sunkala Rai, Anjali Machamasi, Tulasa Bohara, Sarah Bajracharya, Manisha Sen, Jenifer Rana, Sarishma Thapa, Sadipa Bholan, Kusum Khatiwada, Amisha Karki, Mamata Pun, Manmaya Pariyar, Garima Rai, Samikshya Magar