Bhutan made a flying start in the five-nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Women’s Championship outplaying Island nation Sri Lanka By 5-0 goal in the opening match at the Bir Shrestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Saturday.
In the day’s other match, hosts Bangladesh miserably played to a goalless with Nepal after dominating the match for most of the proceeding at the same venue Saturday evening.
With the day’s feat, the Himalayan country top the list securing full three points from one match while Sri Lanka was placed bottom with empty hand, playing one match.
Bangladesh and Nepal followed the leader securing one point each playing one match each.
In the day’s opener, Pema Yangzom struck two quick goals in span of one minute in the 21st and 22nd minutes (2-0) while Tshering Choden and Sonam Lhamo netted one goal each for Bhutan in the 27th and 45th minutes respectively (4-0).
SMK J Senavige of Sri Lanka scored a suicidal goal in the 85th minute to raise the Bhutanese tally to (5-0).