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Bhutan enters semi finals despite 0-1 loss to India

With only three teams placed in Group A, Bhutan reached the semi final of the ongoing South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) under 15 women’s championship despite losing 0-1 to India at Changlingmithang in Thimphu yesterday. Bhutan’s one win, against Sri Lanka and one loss, against India in the group stage …

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National U-15 women records the biggest win in women’s football

More than 2,500 had gathered at Changlingmithang Stadium in Thimphu on Saturday August 11 when Bhutan’s under-15 women’s football team faced Sri Lanka and won 6-0, the biggest win hitherto. National women’s team entered the stadium with an advantage of having seen Sri Lanka’s play. The team played the championship …

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Football (women): SAFF U-15

In the opening of SAFF U-15 Women’s championship Sri Lanka went down (12-0) against India at the Changlingmithang stadium in Thimphu yesterday. Shilky Devi of India scored the first goal of the tournament and also the first hat trick of the championship. Sri Lanka is playing the championship for the …

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SAFF U-15 women’s championship begins today

Six under 15 teams from Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Nepal are in the country to play the second edition of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Women’s championship at the Changlingmithang stadium, Thimphu. At the pre press conference held in Thimphu yesterday, the coaches and team captains …

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From boots to dumbbells

A promising footballer almost a decade ago, Kinga Thinley, had to hang his boots following an injury. The lean and lanky striker shifted to bodybuilding. Kinga Thinley joined the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) academy in 2007 and started playing for Choden FC in his initial years. Later he joined Yeedzin …

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SAFF U-15 Women’s championship to kick off on August 9

With five days left to make her second appearance in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Women’s championship at the Changlingmithang stadium, Deki Lhazom, the only player who managed to score in the previous edition hopes to score more this time. The 14-year old striker with national U-15 women’s …

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BFF Academy FC wins UTH Women’s Super League 2018

BFF Academy FC won Ugyen Trading House (UTH) Women’s Super League defeating Sunrise Women’s FC by one goal in the final at Changlingmithang yesterday. In the lone goal thriller of BFF Academy FC, Tshering Yangchen came in as substitute at the 71st minute and took only about six minutes to …

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Sarpang wins first U-16 district cricket championship in Thimphu

Thimphu was close to winning the first under-16 District Cricket Championship at Pelkhil Oval on July 22 when Sarpang’s Namgay Wangmo helped turn the result in favour of her team at the ninth over. The seven-day championship that played teams – Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Wangdue, and Sarpang was played in …

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Pledge to develop sports partially acheived

One of the many pledges of the government was to develop sports infrastructure, organise sports events, and establish sports and recreation clubs across the country. The government in its 11FYP report stated that it undertook development of various infrastructure and institutions to promote sports and recreation for healthy living. “In …

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