NPC defeats APF 1-0 to seal the trophy

ncell womenNcell 15th National Women's Tournament got concluded yesterday as Nepal Police Club (NPC) defeated arch rivals and defending chapions Armed Police Force (APF) team 1-0 in the final to take home the trophy. NPC also won the cash prize of Rs 300,000 while APF took home Rs 150,000.

APF lost the match through own goal from its own player Sajana Rana in the 84th minute of the match. Sajana got the goal while trying to clear a corner kick from NPC's Yasoda Lama which unfortunately got into their own net. APF had better chance in the match but resolute NPC players held on to their nerves to win the trophy.

In the meanwhile Nepal Army Women's Team and Kailali Women's Team who reached the semifinals of the tournament also received a cash pri\e of Rs 50,000 each. Likewise the following players were awarded individual prize in different categories:

Best Goalkeeper: Namita Dali (NPC)

Best Defender: Ghim KumariGurung (NPC)

Best Midfielder: Renuka Nagarkoti (APF)

Best Forward: Niru Thapa (NPC)

Best Coach: sandesh Shrestha (NPC)

Best Player of the Tournament: Sajana Rana (APF)

All the players received a cash prize of Rs 25,000 each while Best Player of the Tournament received a scooter as  a prize.


Anu Lama scores 4 goals as Nepalese women thrash Kuwait 8-0

nepali women team celebrationNepalese women team are doing what Nepalese Men team is lacking i.e. victory in international matches. Not only Nepalese women are registering victories but their victory margin is also whooping ones. In another friendly match between Nepal and Kuwait, Nepalese women team thrashed 8-0.

Anu Lama showed her superior finishing ability as she scored 4 goals in the process. She scored in the 8th, 18th, 63rd and 66th minute of the match. Sajana Rana scored in the 1st minute of the match. Laxmi Poudel scored in the 41st minute of the match. Deepa Adhikari scored in the 44th minute of the match. Chandra Bhandari scored in the 69th minute of the match to give a superb victory in favor of Nepalese team. Nepalese women's team skipper Jamuna Gurung didn't played the match as she was declared unfit for the match due to injury.

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Nepal women football team left Kuwait for friendly matches

nep-women-football-teamNepali women football team left for Kuwait to play international friendly matches on Thursday.  Nepal will face host Kuwait on January 13 and 15.

Then Nepal team will be without its regular skipper and key forward Jumanu Gurung who is nursing an injury she sustained during the first Women’s League in Far-West last month. She has been advised by the doctors to rest for at least three months. However, all players of the SAFF Championship including Gurung have been included for the friendly.

Coach Kumar Katwal confirms that Chandra Bhandari could replace Gurung and decided to give the captain’s armband to Bhandari. Katwal this Bhandari is a talented forward and hopes she will not let us feel the absence of 28 years old veteran forward.

Coach feels that a week long closed camp training has helped the team to correct their weaknesses a farewell programme.

National Sports Council Member Secretary Yubaraj Lama, All Nepal Football Association President Ganesh Thapa among others bade farewell to the team. 

Meanwhile ANFA President Thapa said they have requested the All India Football Federation for friendly matches but AIFF hasn’t respond yet and also revealed plans to establish a football academy for girls’ by the next year.

Women's Football League 2069: Nepal Police Club clinch the First Women's National League Football Tournament

trafyNepal Police Club edged past Armed Police Force (APF) 1-0 on Saturday in a must win match to clinch the title of First Women´s National League Football Tournament held in Dhangadhi, Kailali.

Chandra Bhandari scored the all important goal for Police as it stunned the title contender APF, which is studded with most players of the national team. APF with 18 points could have lifted the trophy had it achieved draw but Police with 16 points was in dire need of victory for the trophy.

As the champion Police bagged a purse of Rs 300,000 and the runner-up APF received Rs 150,000. Nepal Army remained satisfied for the third place and Far-western Region finished fourth. Army received Rs 75,000 and Far-Western Region Rs 50,000.

Women's Football League 2069: Western Region defeated Mid-western 2-0, Central and Far-Western played a goalless draw

16192 421800534558433 465784991 nIn the match which was vital for the deciding the third spot host Far-west region failed to live up to their expectation. Had they won the match the hosts could have claimed the third spot but Central Region held them to a goalless stalemate to the disappointment of their supporters. 

The loss means Far-west must beat Tribhuvan Army. Army have 13 points from six matches while the hosts have 11 from as many matches. Central region have seven points. 

According to Far-west’s coach Lalit Chand injury to their main striker Janaki Bohara hampered their cause.

“It was a must win match for us but the opponents played counter attack and we lost our way,” Chand explained. 

In the other match, Mid-west region thumped Western region 2-0. Sila Khadka and Dibya Rana scored a goal each for Mid-west. APF top the table with 18 points while Police are second with 16 points. 
Likewise, Eastern region and Western region have six and three points respective while Mid-west region are yet to open their account.

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