Nepal play 1-1 draw with Bhutan


Kathmandu :

Nepal and Bhutan played a 1-1 draw in the SAFF U-15 Women’s Football Championship at the Bir Shrestho Mostofa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday.

In the match between the two already eliminated teams, Deki Lahajum provided Bhutan an early lead with a goal in the ninth minute. Sabita Rana Magar levelled the scores in the 81st minute to salvage a draw. Nepal earned a penalty in the dying minutes but Saraswoti Hamal failed to convert from the spot.

Both the teams were out of the final race after facing two defeats. Nepal faced a 6-0 loss against Bangladesh in the first match before suffering to a 10-0 defeat at the hands on India in the first two matches of the four-team tournament.

Published: December 22, 2017 5:54 am