Kathmandu, December 16
Three members of Nepal’s national women’s football team have left to take part in the Hero Indian Women’s League (IWL).
National team’s captain and goalkeeper Anjila Tumbapo Subba, defender Gita Rana and forward Sabitra Bhandari have left Nepal to play in the IWL on Thursday.
Bhandari signed has signed for Gokulam Kerala FC while Subba and Rana will play for Sethu FC.
This will be Bhandari’s second season with Gokulam. When she played for them two years ago, she won the IWL becoming the league’s top scorer. Last year, she stayed away from football due to a knee injury.
Subba and Rana are playing in the IWL for the first time.
The IWL will be held in Kerala, India from January 1 to February 3.