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Nepal advance to semi-final as group A winner

Nepal advance to the semi-final of fifth SAFF Women’s Championship as they defeated Bangladesh 3-0 in the last group A match.

In the match, which served as the group winner decider, Nepal fully dominated the the Bangladeshi side. However, Nepal failed to capitalized on numerous chances. Otherwise, the result would have been different.

In Nepal victory, ‘the goal machine’ Sabitra Bhandari scored one and Manjali Kumari scored the other. The first goal of the match was an own goal and Bangladeshi defender scored on her own net.

All the three goals were scored in the first half. Nepal failed to score in the second, though Nepali chelis kept on pressing for more.

Nepal will now take on the runner up from Group B whereas, Bangladesh will take on the winner of group B.

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