Nepal's U-18 Women's team is going to face the India U-18 Women's team today in Jamshedpur, India in the inaugural match at the SAFF U-18 Women's Championship today. The match will kick off at 7:00 PM local time (7:15 NST) at JRD Tata Complex, Jamshedpur, India.
The team traveled to the host city yesterday after receiving farewell from ANFA the day before. Darshan Bhakta Raj, the head coach is optimistic regarding Nepal's performance today "It's always difficult to play against the home team but we will give our best and play as the situation demands", he said.
Nepal is eyeing to win the tournament this time. The round-robin tournament will be played between Nepal, India and Bangladesh and the team at the top of the table will be crowned champions.
Nepal Squad: Sabitri Kisan (GK), Lila Joshi (GK), Puja Thapa (GK), Sabina Chaudhary, Manju Kumari Khadka, Pratikshya Chaudhary, Kumari Tamang, Priya Basnet, Divya Yasmali Magar, Dipa Shahi, Hima Rawat, Saraswati Hamal, Preeti Rai, Sunkala Rai, Anjali Machamasi, Sarah Bajracharya, Jenifer Rana, Sarishma Thapa, Sadipa Bholan, Kusum Khatiwada, Amisha Karki, Manmaya Damai, Garima Rai