Sabina Khatun's hat-trick sinks Pakistan

Bangladesh won their second consecutive match of the SAFF Women's Championship 2022 defeating Pakistan 6-0 at Dasharath Stadium on Saturday.

Skipper Sabina Khatun scored a hat-trick for Bangladesh and Monika Chakma, Mosammat Sirat Jahan Shopna, and Ritu Porna Chakma scored one each in the big win. Monika opened the scoring in just the third minute before Shopna doubled in the 28th. Three minutes later Khatun scored her first and added another in the 35th minute.

After a 4-0 first half lead, Khatun completed her hat-trick in the 58th minute. Ritu made it 6-0 in the 77th minute.

Bangladesh had defeated Maldives 3-0 in their opening match while it was second consecutive defeat for Pakistan having lost to India by 3-0.

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ANFA Referee Course begins in Kailali

ANFA Referee Course (Cat IV) has begun in Kailali district from Friday.

Member Secretary at Sudur Paschim Province Sports Council Dipak Bahadur Singh inaugurated the week-long course. ANFA Ex Co member and President of Kailali District Football Association Anil Malla was also present in the opening ceremony.

The course is being conducted by Sudur Paschim Province Sports Council with technical assistance from ANFA and management by Kailali District Football Association.

A total of 32 participants from four districts are taking part in the course.

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ANFA President Nembang meets QFA President Al-Thani

ANFA President Pankaj Bikram Nembang met Qatar Football Association President Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Thani in Doha on Saturday.

The two presidents discussed wide range of issues related to football during the meeting. They focused on ways to further strengthen the coordinal relationship between the two football associations and explore areas of development while continuing QFA's assistance to ANFA.

ANFA President Nembang also received a token of love from the QFA president.

President Nembang is currently on a visit to Qatar.

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ANFA community course begins in Dhangadhi

A four-day ANFA Community Course has begun in Dhangadhi from Friday.

The course is being organized by Kailali District Football Association.

The course was inaugurated by Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City Mayor Gopal Hamal. ANFA Ex Co member Anil Malla, officials from Kailali District Football Associations and former presidents of the district football association were also present in the opening ceremony.

Twenty-three participants are taking part in the course which is being instructed by Sanjeet Singh while Yagya Shrestha is the assistant instructor of the course. The course is supported by ANFA and Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City.

Participants: Kuber Bahadur Singh , Dipesh Khadka, Kamal Deuba, Dilendra Singh, Sandip Kunwar, Krishna Bdr Khadka, Santosh Karki, Prakash Pandey, Jeevan Rokaya, Kapil Dhakal, Asmita chaudhary , Suraj Tamang, Prakash Budha,  Chandra Bahadur khadka, Dirgha Saud, Damodar Niraula, Binod Darlami, Dil Bahadur Budha Magar, Kulam Budha, Surakshya Kumari Singh, Yogesh kumar Thapa, Shambhu Tharu.

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