Nepal has defeated Bhutan 3-0 in its opener of the Fifth SAFF Women Championship being held at Shahid Stadium in Biratnagar.
Manjali Kumari Yonjan scored first goal for Nepal in 13th minute. The score was doubled by Sabitra Bhandari 3 minutes later. Nepal 2-0 up in the first half.In the second half, Niru Thapa extended the lead in 54th minute.
Nepal is in group A along with Bhutan and Bangladesh while India is in Group B with Sri Lanka and Maldives. India will play against Maldives on Wednesday.