India win SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship beating Bangladesh in final

  • India emerged as the winner of the South Asian Football Federation’s (SAFF) U-19 Women’s Championship in Dhaka on 8 February 2024.
  • The final match against defending champion Bangladesh concluded with a 1-1 draw at full time.
  • The winner was determined through a toss after a lengthy penalty shootout, where all eleven players from each team successfully converted their penalties.
  • Sibani Devi scored in the eighth minute, giving India an initial lead, but Bangladesh’s Sagorika equalized in the closing minutes of the game.
  • During the group stage, India secured victories against Bhutan and Nepal but faced a loss against Bangladesh, finishing as the second-place team in the group.
  • Bangladesh entered the final as the top finisher, having won all their league matches in the tournament.

Q: Who won the SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship in 2024?

a. Bangladesh
b. Nepal
c. Bhutan
d. India

Ans : d. India

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