KATHMANDU, July 28: Sabitra Bhandari continued her red-hot form as the striker bagged four more goals to inspire her departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) to second win in as many matches in the ongoing Vice-president Women’s National League Football on Friday at ANFA Complex. APF sent past seven goals against Rautahat District Football Association.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Departmental teams Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Armed Police Force (APF) have started the second day of the 16th National Women’s Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship with big-margin wins on Monday.
Sabitra Bhandari, 20, is a popular name in Nepali women’s football. She began her journey as a professional footballer in 2014 when she joined the Armed Police Force (APF). She plays as a striker for APF club and has represented Nepal in various international games. She was able to make headlines when she scored the highest number of goals in the 4th SAFF Women’s Championship which was held in Silguri, India. She netted six goals against Bhutan, five goals against Maldives and one goal against India, scoring 12 goals all together in the championship.
Sabitra is also the first Nepali woman footballer to score double hat-trick in a single international match. She grabbed this title in a match against Bhutan in the 4th SAFF Women’s Championship.
In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal, she shares five things many may not know about her.