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India hammers Afghanistan to enter SAFF Final

India Women's National Team

The Indian Women’s national team has entered the 2012 SAFF Women’s Championship final with a convincing 11-0 win against Afghanistan at the CR&FC Grounds, Colombo on Friday.

India skipper Oinam Bembem Devi and midfielder Yumnam Kamala Devi scored a hat-trick, while Sasmita Malik (2x), Irom Prameshwori Devi, Pinky Bompal Magar and Ashem Romi Devi scored the other goals for the defending champions.

The Indian team will face the winner of the second semifinal between Nepal and hosts Sri Lanka in the final on Sunday.


2012 SAFF Women’s Championship
at Colombo, Sri Lanka



1-0 Yumnam Kamala Devi (5′)
2-0 Irom Prameshwori Devi (31′)
3-0 Oinam Bembem Devi (40′)
4-0 Sasmita Malik (43′)
5-0 Yumnam Kamala Devi (57′)
6-0 Ashem Romi Devi (59′)
7-0 Oinam Bembem Devi (61′)
8-0 Oinam Bembem Devi (70′)
9-0 Sasmita Malik (78′)
10-0 Pinky Bompal Magar (81′
11-0 Yumnam Kamala Devi (90′)



Sita Sharma; Ashem Romi Devi, Loitongbam Ashalata Devi, Alochana Senapati, Suprava Samal; Yumnam Kamala Devi, Oinam Bembem Devi [C], Tuli Goon; Sasmita Malik, Irom Prameshwori Devi, Pinky Bompal Magar