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Nepal’s all-time top scorer Sabitra Bhandari ‘Samba’ features in FIFA.com

Nepal’s all-time top scorer Sabitra Bhandari ‘Samba’ features in FIFA.com

KATHMANDU: The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the worldwide governing physique of soccer, has written a characteristic on Nepal’s all-time scorer Sabitra Bhandari ‘Samba’ on its web site.

FIFA.com has shared an account of how the 23-year-old Nepali footballer has realised her childhood ambitions of taking part in for Nepal.

Summing up her childhood expertise, FIFA.com put into phrases her expertise in her residence village of Lamjung district the place she used to play soccer barefoot with neighbourhood boys. “The ball they performed with was fabricated from socks, however it didn’t cease her dreaming large. She needed to change into a team-mate of then Nepal girls’s stars Anu Lama and Jamuna Gurung,” she mentioned.

Bhandari is quoted as saying, “When I used to be younger, I usually heard on the radio that Lama or Gurung scored for the nationwide staff.” “From then on I had the goals of taking part in with them at some point. When this got here true, I set new targets of turning into the highest scorer, which I’ve additionally fulfilled.”

Bhandari was signed by India’s Sethu FC final yr which later went on to win the Indian Women’s League title.

After becoming a member of Gokulam Kerala FC this season, she continued her phenomenal prolificacy, managing 31 targets, together with 5 hat-tricks, to fireside her membership to league glory, FIFA talked about.

“I’ve discovered quite a bit from taking part in in India,” Bhandari is quoted as saying, and provides, “It was a brand new expertise for me taking part in matches for a month-long interval. I used to be fortunate sufficient to have performed an element and gained the league with two totally different golf equipment. It was the groups’ joint efforts that counted.”

Bagging these two titles haven’t quenched Bhandari’s thirst. She has set her purpose to work laborious and assist Nepal change into the champions in South Asia. She thinks about pursuing an abroad profession in Europe if the chance arrives.

“Football has modified my life utterly. Nobody knew me again then however now, soccer is my identification. The nation believes in me. I’m proud to be often known as a footballer for my nation,” Samba gleams with pleasure.

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