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Bangladesh clinch SAFF Women’s U-16 championship title

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Bangladesh have emerged as the champions of the SAFF U-16 Women's Football Championship, defeating India 3-2 on penalties in the final in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Goalkeeper Yearzan Begum saved three penalties from India, securing the SAFF U-16 football championship title for Bangladesh.

This championship marks Bangladesh's first in the SAFF U-16 tournament, adding to their previous U-15 championship glory.

The match was intensely fought, ending in a 1-1 draw after the regular 90 minutes.

India initially took the lead in the 5th minute with a goal from Anushka Devi, but Bangladesh quickly equalised thanks to a goal from Mariam Binte Anwar.

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