SAFF Women's Championship to be held in Nepal

  • 2022-07-02

Nepal will host the SAFF Women's Championship from August 29 – September 10, 2022 after South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) endorsed Nepal's proposal to hold the regional football competition in Kathmandu.

Nepali delegation led by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) General Secretary Kiran Rai had proposed the date to hold the competition in Kathmandu. The delegation had also met SAFF General Secretary Anwarul Haq Helal in Dhaka on Friday.

The proposal was endorsed by the SAFF Executive Committee meeting prior to the SAFF Ordinary Congress 2022. The SAFF Ordinary Congress 2022 was also held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dhaka.

The SAFF Ordinary Congress 2022 elected Kazi Md. Salahuddin unopposed as SAFF President. Salahuddin will now serve in the post until 2026. The Congress also appointed Bhutan Football Federation General Secretary Ugyen Wangchhuk as the SAFF Executive Committee Member till 2026, and Jaswar Umar, President of the Sri Lanka Football Federation as the AFC Executive Committee Member representing SAFF.

Likewise, the SAFF Disciplinary and Ethics Code and SAFF Code of Conduct was also approved by the Executive Committee.

(Photos courtesy: SAFF)

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