Women's League: Big wins for Army, APF

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Nepal Army beat Western Region Football Club 2-0 on the second day of the Western Union Women's Football League in Chitwan on Tuesday.

Botht the goals for Army came in the second half through Kabita Dhimal in 51st minute and Anjali Waiba in the 66th minute. In the second match of the day, APF hammered Far-western region team 10-0.

Sajana Rana scored a hat-trick with the goals coming in the 12th, 24th and 29th minutes. Renuka Nagarkoti scored a brace in the 32nd and 35th minutes, Sabita Bhandari also scored a brace in the 84th and 88th minutes, Anita Basnet and Sapana Rai also got in the score-sheet scoring in the 35th and 79th minutes respectively. Sima Chaudhary had an own goal in the 18th minute.

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A total of eight teams, including, Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Nepal Armed Police, Eastern, Central, Western, Mid-western and Far-western, are competing in the championship.

The eight teams have been divided into two groups with four teams in each group. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals. The tournament will follow the league-cum-knock-out format.

The winning team will get Rs 200,000 (2 lakh), while the runner-up will receive 100,000 (1 Lakh). There are also individual awards for best forward, best mid-fielder, best goalkeeper, best coach and best defender. The winner of each category will get Rs 25,000.