Championship

Bangladesh clinch SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship title

MNA Sports Desk: The Bangladesh U-18 national women’s football team made the nation proud as they won coveted title of maiden SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship beating Nepal by 1-0 goal in the final held on Sunday at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan.

After the barren first half, Musura Parvin finally broke the deadlock scoring the all-important goal in the 49th minute and Bangladesh maintained their lead till the final whistle of the match.

After conceding the goal, Nepal however tried to stage a fight back in the remaining proceeding but failed to restore the parity.

Earlier on the day, India finished third position in the tournament beating host Bhutan by a solitary goal scored by Devneta Roy in the 72nd minute in the third place deciding encounter held at the same venue.

Earlier, Bangladesh crushed Pakistan by 17-0 goals in their group opening match and inflicted a 2-1 goals defeat on Nepal to emerge group B top in their second match.

The girls in red and green got the ticket of final beating host Bhutan by 4-0 goals in the second semi-final.

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