Nepal will compete against India in the first match of the SAFF U-17 Women’s Championship starting today in Bangladesh at 3:00 pm Nepal time.
Nepal vs India in SAFF U-17 today
The match between Nepal and India will start at 3 PM Nepali time at the BSSS Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka.
Nepal, who won the U-15 Championship earlier, is planning to make a good start by defeating India.
Today, the second match will be played between hosts Bangladesh and Bhutan.
Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Russia are participating in the championship.
The top ranked team in the single round robin championship will win the title.
Nepal to go for title
Chief coach Bhagwati Rana said that Nepal’s preparation is good and the goal is to defend the title.
“We have prepared well. In any case, the goal is to become a champion. The goal is to win all the matches and be at the top of the points table,” Bhagwati told Onlinekhabar before leaving for Dhaka. That’s why you have to win every game.’
European team Russia is also participating in the championship this time. Therefore, this time there is definitely more challenge for Nepal to defend the title.
“There is also an opportunity to play with Russia. It is a new team. We will also get the experience of playing with European teams. All the games, not only against Russia, are important and will be difficult. But we are ready in all areas and will play well. We are motivated because we can fight,’ she added.
Previously, only Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan participated in SAFF U-15 held in November. In which the match was played on the basis of double round robin league and Nepal became the champion by adding many points. At that time, Nepal defeated Bangladesh in one match and tied one match.
Goalkeeper: Sujata Tamang, Radhika Oli, Karuna Budhathoki
Defenders: Anjana Pun Magar, Prerna Dolma Lama, Sita Rokaya, Amita Bhul, Simran Rai, Vipana Snehi, Renu Limbu
Midfielders: Maya Maske, Deepa Magar, Sushila KC, Jhuma Bishwakarma, Sukriya Mia, Bhawana Pariyar, Poonam Chemjong
Forwards: Deepa Rokaya, Barsha Oli, Senu Pariyar