Women Football

ANFA Women's Team "FOOTBALL FOR CHANGE". The quality of Football displayed by ANFA Woman team in international competitions in all age groups has been impressive and inspirational.

About Women Football

ANFA Woman’s Football

The quality of Football displayed in international competitions in all age groups has been impressive and inspirational. Despite the game in the early stages of female growth and development the quality is undeniable. It is our challenge to ensure all women are provided with equal opportunities to participate, develop and enjoy the game as fun with friends or pursue an elite-playing career.Our goals are set out below:

 

AIM 

Become the leading Football Development Team across South Asia and a leader across the Asian Football Confederation.

MISSION

Maximize opportunities to increase participation, access to facilities, resources and equipment and provide coaching and education throughout the country to improve everyone’s overall football experience.

PHILOSOPHY

The ANFA Technical Team has 4 components that summaries our philosophy

  1. Raise the Game’s Profile
  2. Develop the Game at every level
  3. Provide opportunities for everyone to be part of our Game
  4. Protect the core values of ANFA and the game (Inclusive, healthy, positive, respect, support)

ELITE WOMAN’S FOOTBALL

AIM/s

  • To be the leading Football nation in South Asia by 2022.
  • Consistently rank in the top-five AFC nations by 2030.

MISSION

  • To administer women's football in a professional and transparent manner.
  • To use Football as a vehicle to empower all Women, strengthen communities, relationships and build a proud nation.

STRATEGIES AREAS

  • Grassroots
  • Youth development
  • Schools
  • Distant Communities
  • Female Football Festivals
  • Identification Camps
  • Introduction of Elite Academies
  • Increased number of Competitions (Grassroots to Elite)
  • Develop a Database of all players (increase engagement)
  • Collaboration with Schools and NGOs for grassroots development
  • Employ more Female Staff

CURRENT COMPETITIONS

  • Deputy Mayor National Women’s League.
  • International Friendlies (U-15, U-17, U18, U-20 and National Senior Team).
  • U-15 Tournament before SAFF U-15 Championship SEP 2020.
  • U-18 Tournament before SAFF U-18 Championship OCT 2020.
  • Deputy Mayor National Women’s League 2020/2021(Qualification Round).
  • Four Nations Cup Tournament.
  • Deputy Mayor National League (Final Round)

 

Women Football News

2024-06-29

Withdrawal from Cedars Women's International Tournament in Lebanon

Due to recent developments in Lebanon and with the security of our team members and officials as our top priority, we have decided to withdraw from the Cedars Women's International Tournament that was scheduled to take place from July 8 to 16 in Beirut.

ANFA is currently working on arranging a new tournament for the national women's team. We will share updates with our fans as soon as possible.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

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2024-06-26

National women's team final squad announced

The final 22-member squad for the Cedars’ Women’s Football Tournament to be held in Lebanon has been announced.

Head coach of national women's football team Rajendra Tamang announced his squad on Wednesday.

The women's team will play the tournament in Beirut from July 8-16, 2024.

Lebanon will host this four-nation tournament, with confirmed participation from Nepal, Jordan and the host nation.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Anjila Tumbapo Subba, Anjana Rana Magar, Usha Nath

Defenders: Amrita Jaishi, Gita Rana, Hira Kumari Bhujel, Bimala BK, Nisha Thokar, Puja Rana, Samikshya Ghimire

Midfielders: Renuka Nagarkoti, Saru Limbu, Anita Basnet, Sabita Rana Magar, Dipa Shahi, Anita KC, Preeti Rai, Amisha Karki, Bimala Chaudhary

Forwards: Sabitra Bhandari, Rekha Poudel, Rashmi Kumari Ghising

 

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2024-06-14

National women's team squad down to 25

The national women's football team squad has been down to 25.

The team is currently in closed camp training at ANFA Complex in Satdobato.

Squad

Goalkeepers: Anjila Tumbapo Subba, Anjana Rana Magar, Usha Nath

Defenders: Amrita Jaishi, Gita Rana, Hira Kumari Bhujel, Bimala BK, Nisha Thokar, Puja Rana, Samikshya Ghimire, Pratikshya Chaudhary

Midfielders: Renuka Nagarkoti, Saru Limbu, Anita Basnet, Sabita Rana Magar, Dipa Shahi, Anita KC, Preeti Rai, Amisha Karki, Bimala Chaudhary, Sarswoti Hamal

Forwards: Sabitra Bhandari, Rekha Poudel, Rashmi Kumari Ghising, Chadra Bhandari

(File photo)

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2024-06-14

APF Football Club to take part in inaugural season of the AFC Womenโ€™s Champions League

National Women's League 2022 Champions AAPF Football Club will take part in the inaugural season of the AFC Women’s Champions League which will get underway in August.

The official draw ceremonies for both the Preliminary Stage and Group Stage will be conducted on Thursday, July 18 at the AFC House.

Clubs from the top eight MAs, as ranked according to the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking (as of 15 March 2024), will qualify directly to the Group Stage, which comprises three groups of four teams to be contested in a centralised league format from October 6 to 12.

The remaining 14 clubs will have to make it through the Preliminary Stage that features four groups – two groups of four teams and two groups of three - to be played in a centralised league format between August 25 and 31, with the four group winners qualifying for the Group Stage.

APF Football Club were crowned champions of the League held in Chitwan from March 24 to April 13, 2022. The club, ranked 18, will now take part in the preliminary stage of the competition.

(File photo)

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2024-06-08

Draw for SAFF Women's Championship held in Dhaka

The draw for the SAFF Women's Championship 2024 to be held in Nepal has been held in Dhaka.

Nepal have been group with Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bhutan in the Group B of the tournament.

Defending Champion Bangladesh are alongside India and Pakistan in Group A.

The tournament featuring seven countries of South Asia is scheduled to be held in Nepal from October 17 to 30.

Nepal had finished as runner-up for the tournament held in 2022 losing 3-1 to Bangladesh in the finals at Dasharath Stadium.

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2024-06-03

Tamang appointed as head coach of national women's team, Thapa assistant coach

ANFA has appointed Rajendra Tamang as the head coach of national women's team. Bhagwati Thapa will work as Assistant Coach of the national team while Binod Maharjan has been appointed as Goalkeeping Coach.

Bindra Dewan will continue as Team Manager while Dr Jyoti Rai and Nabina Shrestha Baidhya will work as Team Doctor and Team Physio respectively.

ANFA General Secretary Kiran Rai handed over appointment letters to the appointed officials at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Monday.

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