Nepal hammered Afghanistan 7-1 to registered third win in a row in 2nd SAFF Women's Championship played at CR&FC Grounds on Wednesday.
Niru Thapa, Sajana Rana and Anu Lama scored two goals each while Jamuna Gurung scored apiece for Nepal.
With the win, Nepal topped the group with nine points and will meet Sri Lanka in semifinals on September 14.
Niru Thapa opened the firing in the early 5th minute making full use of lovely pass from Dipa Adhikari.
Nepal skipper Jamuna Gurung scored a goal through spot-kick that Nepal earned in the 19th minute after Niru Thapa was fouled by Afghanistan player Nadia.
Marjan cut the deficit in the 42nd minute utilizing defensive lapse of Nepal.
Niru Thapa tripled the tally just before going for half-time break in the 45+2 th minute.
Sajana Rana scored in the 47th minute to make 4-1 up for Nepal while Anu Lama scored in the 59th minute.
Sajana Rana scored in the 72nd minute for Nepal and Anu Lama completed the rout in the wee hours.
What: 2nd SAFF Women's Championship
Where: CR&FC grounds, Colombo
Time: 8:45 NST
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