March 7, 2019 - Nepal National Women’s Football Team head coach Hari Khadka has today finalized Nepal’s 20-player squad for the SAFF Women’s Championship 2019.
Hari Khadka’s final 20- player selection features six members from Nepal U-19 team.
“I have been pleased with the efforts of all the players during the preparation camp in Itahari, Jhapa and Biratagar” said Hari Khadka.
“The step of selection process to final squad for SAFF has been difficult because the players have given their best to survive the cut throat competition.”
“I believe that the squad can make Nepal proud in the biggest biennial championship taking place here this time.” added Khadka.
The mega event is scheduled to kick off from March 12 in Biratnagar.
Nepal face Bhutan in the opening of the championship on March 12 at 15:00Hrs at Sahid Rangashala
Anu Lama (FW), Bimala Chaudhary (MF)and Sunita Chaudhary (DF), who were in the squad for the Hero Gold Cup Women’s International Tournament in India, have made their departure from the squad.
Goalkeepers: Anjana Rana Magar, Usha Nath, Anjila Tumbapo Subba.
Defenders: Hira Kumari Bhujel, Gita Rana, Punam Jargha Magar, Amrita Jaishi, Kabita Dhimal, Puja Rana, Man Maya Limbu.
Midfielders: Anita Basnet, Dipa Rai, Manjali Kumari Yonjan, Sharmila Thapa, Saru Limbu, Renuka Nagarkote, Anita KC.
Forwards: Rekha Poudel, Niru Thapa (C), Sabitra Bhandari.