Anjana Rana Magar: Youngest Goalkeeper in Women’s National Team
Anjana Rana Magar goalkeeper of Nepal women’s team made her national team debut in a friendly match against Malaysia at ANFA ground in 2016. Since then she has been a regular player in the national team. Anjana Rana Magar is the youngest goalkeeper of the Nepal National Women’s Football Team. Anjana made her national team debut when she was just 15. This is why she is called the youngest goalkeeper. Anjana Rana Magar has established herself in the Nepal women’s football team.
Anjana is the first-choice goalkeeper of the Tribhuwan army club. Even though her age is immature, she has been in the army’s post for long time. Since she was younger than the others in the national team, everyone gave her the nickname “Kanchi”. She has represented Nepal in almost all age groups i.e. U-14, U-16, and U19.
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Anjana has established herself as Nepal’s second-choice goalkeeper. Anjana, who ranked second in the national team, must now prove more on her performance in the game. She is an important member of the departmental team army. There are not many women’s football games in Nepal, and Anjana handles the goalkeeper’s post of the army.
Anjana was born at Beldi village, Chandranigahapur in Rautahat. Rautahat district has produced many star female football players, Anjana is one of them. The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has decided to set up a technical center in Rautahat.