India win the SAFF U 18 WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 title

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The Indian women's team emerged as champion of the  3rd South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-18 Women’s Championship 2022. This is the first time India has won this title.

  • India was crowned champion on a better goal difference as compared to Bangladesh. India enjoyed a better goal difference of +11 in comparison to +3 of Bangladesh. 

  • The highest goal scorer of the championship, Lynda Kom of India was declared the most valuable player of the tournament. She scored 5 goals  in the championship.

  • The SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship 2022 was held in JRD Tata sports complex, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand from 15 to 25 March 2022.

  • Three teams India, Bangladesh and Nepal participated in the championship.

SAFF (South Asian Football Federation)

  • The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) is an organization working to develop and make football more accessible for everyone within the South Asian region.

  •  SAFF was formed in 1997 by founding Member Associations from Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and SriLanka. 

  • SAFF is now composed of seven Member Associations including Bhutan.

  • Headquarters of SAFF: Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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