Kathmandu, July 17
Nepal won the FIFA International Women’s Football Series 2023 against Bangladesh on penalties.
After both games ended in a stalemate, the series had to be decided on penalties.
Nepal drew the first game 1-1 thanks to a late strike from Sabitra Bhandari who cancelled out a goal from Sabina Khatun.
The second game ended 0-0 after which the winner of the series had to be decided via a penalty shootout which Nepal won 4-2.
Bhandari, Hira Bhujel, Dipa Shahi and Anita KC all converted their penalties while Anjana Rana Magar hit the post.
In reply, Anjana Rana Magar, who was substituted in the final minute, saved two penalties giving Nepal the win.