Bangladesh clinch SAFF U-18 Women’s title beating Nepal

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Sports desk, October 07: Bangladesh clinched the title of the inaugural SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship, beating Nepal 1-0 in the final at the Changlimithang Stadium on Sunday.Defender Masura Parvin scored the winning goal with a header in the 49th minute of the match.

The centre-back pounced on to a long free-kick from Maria Manda to decide this keenly-contested final, reports agency.

Bangladesh had beaten the same opposition 3-1 in the group stages of the championship. Bangladesh striker Sirat Jahan Shopna became the top-scorer of the tournament with eight goals.

Bangladesh had lost the final of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship against India at this venue two months ago.