BHUTAN WINS FAIR PLAY TROPHY AT U-18 SAFF CHAMPIONSHIP
With two wins and two losses, Bhutan won the fair play trophy in the South Asian Football Federation-Under 18 championship that ended at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu on September 27. Nepal defended its champion’s title and won the championship. Bhutan lost to Bangladesh 0-2 in the final game. Bangladesh lost its previous match to Nepal. Bhutan hosted the 10-day championship that started on September 18 for the first time with support from South Asian Football Federation. The championship saw the Maldives leaving out earlier without a win. Despite being its first international tournament, Bhutan finished fourth with an equal point to India that stood third. However, Bhutan is the only team to beat the champions Nepal in this edition.