SAFF Women's Championship | The Daily Star
  • Under-15s amble into final

    Bangladesh confirmed the final berth of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship following a 2-1 win against Nepal in their second match at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu yesterday.

  • 'Expectations are too high'

    Having apologized for Bangladesh's 4-0 drubbing to India in the semifinal of the SAFF Women's Championship, the Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh's dream shattered

    Bangladesh's dream shattered

    Four-time champions India punctured Bangladesh's dream of making history in the SAFF Women's Championship by handing last edition's runners-up a clinical 4-0 defeat in the second semifinal of the fifth edition at the Sahid Rangashala in Biratnagar yesterday.

  • Choton blames defence

    There were questions marks over Bangladesh's defence since the start of the SAFF Women's Championship, and the vulnerability of the defence was mostly to blame for yesterday's 4-0 defeat against India in the semifinal.

  • Inspiration from little things

    Ngangom Bala Devi and Yumnam Kamala Devi are two strikers on India's women's national football team who command respect when spoken of by their Bangladeshi counterparts.

  • History between women and final

    History between women and final

    Bangladesh will need to make a small piece of history in the SAFF Women's Championship if they are to ensure back-to-back final berths when they take on four-time champions India in the semifinal at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • Looking to learn from mistakes

    Suffering a heavy defeat against Nepal is not a first-time experience for the Bangladesh national women's team; they even tasted wider-margin defeats in recent past compared to the one they suffered during the ongoing SAFF Women's Championship on Saturday.

  • Nepal humble Bangladesh

    Nepal humble Bangladesh

    What little hope that Bangladesh had of emerging as Group A champions in the SAFF Women's Championship was shattered yesterday when they suffered a disappointing 3-0 defeat to hosts Nepal in their final group match at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar yesterday.

  • 'Silly mistakes cost the game'

    Bangladesh coach Golam Rabbani Choton said that silly mistakes made by the defenders and the goalkeeper led to their 3-0 defeat against Nepal in their final Group B match of SAFF Women's Championship in Biratnagar yesterday.

  • Bangladesh looking for victory

    Bangladesh looking for victory

    Ahead of today's all important Group A decider in the SAFF Women's Championship against Nepal, the Bangladesh team underwent a recovery session at the calm and quiet Armed Police Force ground in Biratnagar, Nepal yesterday.