Nepal’s Bhandari is the top woman goal scorer in South Asia

Published On: February 28, 2024 03:30 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Sabitra Bhandari aka Samba, the forward of the Nepali football team, has achieved a historic milestone by becoming the leading woman goal scorer in South Asia.

Bhandari, who had previously secured the record for scoring 53 goals for Nepal in international matches, further solidified her legacy by becoming the top scoring woman football player in South Asia with a crucial goal against Lebanon in the ongoing WAFF Women’s Championship underway in Saudi Arabia.

Bhandari currently holds the 31st position among the top goal scorers globally.

Bhandari has also inked her name in history as the first Nepali player to compete in league games in Europe.

Nepal is set to face Jordan in the WAFF Championship final on Thursday.


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