Nepal edged past Bhutan by a solitary goal in
their return match of SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship held today (Wednesday)
at Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city’s
After the barren first half, Senu Pariyar finally broke the deadlock
scoring the decisive goal for the Himalaya Kingdom in the 48th minute of the
After the day’s victory, Nepal team are now in comfortable position in
the points table with nine points from three matches and they will be needed
only a draw against Bangladesh in the final match to lift the SAFF title. The
match will be held on Friday (Nov 11) at the same venue.
The tournament is being played in a double round-robin format with the
team at the top of the table at the end of the round-robin stage will be
Earlier, Nepal thrashed Bhutan by 7-0 goals in their tournament opening
match and beat host Bangladesh by 1-0 goal in the second match.