SAFF Women's Championship

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SAFF Women's Championship
Founded 2010
Region SAFF
Number of teams 8
Current champions  India
Most successful team(s)  India (4 titles)
2016 SAFF Women's Championship

The SAFF Women's Championship, also called the South Asian Football Federation Women's Cup, is the main association football competition of the women's national football teams governed by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF). Eight members compete in the tournament.

The SAFF members are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It is held every two years.

So far India has won every edition, always beating Nepal in the final. The next edition is held in India from 26 December 2016-4 January 2017.[1][2]

List of winners[edit]

Refs: [3][4][5]

Year Host Final Losing semi-finalists
Champion Score Runner-up
2010
Details
 Bangladesh
India
1–0
Nepal
 Bangladesh,  Pakistan
2012
Details
 Sri Lanka
India
3–1
Nepal
 Afghanistan,  Sri Lanka
2014
Details
 Pakistan
India
6–0
Nepal
 Bangladesh,  Sri Lanka
2016
Details
 India
India
3–1
Bangladesh
 Maldives,    Nepal
2018
Details

Medal Summary[edit]

Nation Champions Runners-up Semi-finalists
 India 4 (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
   Nepal 3 (2010, 2012, 2014) 1 (2016)
 Bangladesh 1 (2016) 2 (2010, 2014)
 Sri Lanka 2 (2012, 2014)
 Maldives 1 (2016)
 Afghanistan 1 (2012)
 Pakistan 1 (2010)

General Statistics[edit]

After 2016 edition:

Team Part Pld W D L GF GA Diff Pts PPG
 India 4 19 18 1 0 120 5 115 55 2.89
   Nepal 4 19 15 0 4 91 14 77 45 2.37
 Bangladesh 4 15 7 1 7 36 25 11 22 1.47
 Sri Lanka 4 14 5 1 8 16 34 -18 16 1.14
 Pakistan 3 10 4 0 6 13 38 -25 12 1.20
 Maldives 4 13 3 2 8 14 48 -34 11 0.85
 Afghanistan 4 12 1 2 9 10 67 -57 5 0.42
 Bhutan 4 12 0 1 11 3 72 -69 1 0.08

Top Scorers[edit]

24 Goals
17 Goals
16 Goals
13 Goals
10 Goals

See also[edit]

Football at the South Asian Games

References[edit]

Saff Women’s Championship 2016 Semi Final Timing

External links[edit]