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Sports Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 21: An open-top bus is being decorated to organize a grand welcome for the SAFF Women's Championship winner Bangladesh football team, which has clinched its maiden SAFF title after beating Nepal 3-1 in Kathmandu.
Sports Correspondent, Kathmandu, Sept 20: After defeating a strong team like India 3-0 in the group stage, Bangladesh women footballers took the undeclared crown of champions. All that was left were formalities. The last obstacle to finishing this formality was the host Nepal. Bangladesh could not beat them in SAFF football before.
Sports Correspondent, Kathmandu, Sept 20: Krishna Rani Sarkar scored two goals in a 3-1 victory over Nepal. In the final, when the Bangladesh team was leading 1-0 at the break, Krishna doubled the gap in the 41st minute. Bangladesh was leading 2-0 until 69 minutes. But in the 70th minute, Nepal scored a goal and put thought into the Bangladesh camp. Bangladesh needed one more goal to secure the win then. Krishna scored that goal in the 77th minute. After that goal, Nepal basically got knocked out of the match.
Sports Correspondent, Kathmandu, Sept 20: The sixth SAFF Women's Championship was of Bangladesh from all sides. Bangladesh became the champion for the first time after defeating Nepal 3-1 in the final of the tournament held in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Monday.