December 12, 2018 - Nepal National Women's football team have begun preparation for the SAFF Women’s Championship 2019.
Nepal will host the 2019 edition of the championship Biratnagar from 11 to 21 March.
From the 20 players from the AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifiers, head coach Hari Khadka have added 13 more players in the preliminary squad as to make the final selection ultra competitive.
“We will begin with minor energy and focused mindset on getting better day by day.”
“After earning berth to the second round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, I think definitely, the spirit of team is high.”
“As a host nation, many other responsibilities come to us. So, we need to continue to stay focused and build on the attitude and effort, “said Khadka, the former national men’s team skipper.
The preliminary squad:
Saru Limbu, Manjali Kumari Yonjan, Anjila Tumbapo Subba,Anjana Rana Magar, Hira Kumari Bhujel, Gita Rana, Man Maya Limbu, Ranjana Darji, Renuka Nagarkoti, Anita Basnet, Sabitra Bhandari, Anita K.C, Anu Lama, Krishna Khatri, Rupa Rana Magar, Punam Jarga Magar, Sunita Chaudhary, Kabita Dhimal, Indira Rai, Bimala Chaudhary, Sharmila Thapa, Deepa Rai, Ghim Kumari Gurung, Amrita Jaisi, Niru Thapa, Srijana Khadka, Deepa Neupane, Samikchya Ghimire, Rashmi Kumari Ghising, Usha Nath, Rekha Poudel, Puja Rana, Bimala BK.