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2022-09-12

Nepal thump Sri Lanka en route to SAFF Women's semis

Nepal defeated Sri Lanka 6-0 to reach the semi-final of the SAFF Women's Championship 2022 on Monday.

Sri Lanka's miserable run in the tournament ended in a dismal fashion having lost both their group stage matches conceding 11 goals.

Rashmi Kumari Ghising opened the scoring for Nepal in the ninth minute. Saru Limbu doubled the lead two minutes after Ghising's goal. Amrita Jaishi made it 3-0 in the 17th before Dipa Shahi added a fourth in the added minutes of first half.

Substitute Amisha Karki scored a brace first of which came in the 74th minute and the second in the added minutes of the game to claim the emphatic victory in the final group game.

Nepal's opposition in the semi-final will be decided by India vs Bangladesh match on Tuesday at 5:30. Nepal's semi-final match will be played on September 16 at 5:30 pm.

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2022-09-12

40 players shortlisted for preliminary U-15 national team squad

Forty players have been finalized for the preliminary squad of Nepal U-15 national team.

Sixty-six players had gone through the central selection conducted at ANFA Complex in Satdobato.

The team will take part in the SAFF U-15 Women's Championship to be held in Bangladesh from November 1-12.

Preliminary squad: Sabita Mandal (Rautahat), Barsha Oli (Kailali), Simran Rai (Jhapa), Amita Bhul (Kailali), Sanji Thing (Sarlahi), Jotsineeka Marasaini (Syangja), Siwangi Snehi (Kailali), Renu Limbu (Jhapa), Punam Chemjong (Panchthar), Asmita Khawas (Sarlahi), Sadhana Thapa (Sarlahi), Senu Pariyar (Nawalpur), Reena Nepali (Chitwan), Rebika Nepali (Kathmandu), Prerana Dolma Lama (Sarlahi), Sukriya Miya (Syangja), Bipana Snehi (Kailali), Anjana Pun Magar (Dang), Aavani Singh (Kathmandu), Sangita Adhikari (Surkhet), Manisha Sen (Gulmi), Sushila KC (Chitwan), Diki Syambo (Kathmandu), Sumina Thapa (Kathmandu), Sita Rokaya (Kailali), Dipa Magar (Udaypur), Bhumika Budathoki (Kailali), Dipa Rokaya (Kailali), Dil Maya Ghising (Bara), Nirmala Acharya (Kailali), Bhawana Pariyar (Syangja), Puspa Sen (Kanchanpur), Samikshya Magar (Udaypur), Yashoda Bohara (Bardiya), Anisha BK (Chitwan), Sujata Tamang (Chitwan), Jharana Dumarkoti (Kathmandu), Sani Maya Syangtang (Sarlahi), Radhika Oli (Dang), Rupa Dhimal (Morang)

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2022-09-12

ANFA President Nembang meets FIFA President Infantino

All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Pankaj Bikram Nembang has met FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Doha.

FIFA President Infantino once again congratulated Nembang on his election as ANFA President.

Nembang informed Infantino about the ongoing SAFF Women's Championship 2022 in Nepal and discussed other football related matters with Infantino.

He was thankful towards FIFA for its support to ANFA and said the current executive committee was committed to the development of football in the country and sought further support from FIFA for the same. Infantino was positive towards the issues raised by President Nembang.

Nembang was on a visit to Qatar and had met with Qatar Football Association President Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Thani in Doha on Saturday.

 

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2022-09-11

Channu Ram Chaudhary appointed goalkeeping coach of U-15 women's team

ANFA has appointed Channu Ram Chaudhary as the goalkeeping coach of U-15 national women's team.

Chaudhary was handed over the appointed letter by ANFA General Secretary Kiran Rai on Sunday.

Selection is currently being held at ANFA Complex for the national U-15 women's team for the upcoming SAFF U-15 Women's Championship to be held in Bangladesh from November 1-12.

ANFA has already appointed Bhagawati Rana Magar as the head coach and Mangal Maharjan as the assistant coach of the team.

 

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