Nepali national women’s team forward Sabitra Bhandari ‘Samba’ is about to return to Nepal today.
Samba, who was injured while playing in the National Women’s League, in Nepal, is about to return home after treatment in Qatar.
Posting a photo of Qatar’s airport on social media, Bhandari captioned “Motherland, I’m coming.”
Samba, who was injured while playing in the women’s league of 2077 BS, had a problem with her right knee.
At the initiative of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and with the support of the Qatar Football Association, she was treated at the Aspetar Hospital in Qatar.
Bhandari, who went to Qatar on 26th July 26, 2021, is about to return home after seven months.
After successful knee surgery at the hospital, Samba participated in several recovery sessions.
The doctor had given permission to Samba to return to Nepal after the condition of her knee appeared normal in the examination on Sunday.
Samba, who will arrive today will practice on the field for a few weeks arriving in Nepal.
Only after a few weeks of practice alone will she participate in the training of the national women’s team.
Samba holds the record for most goals for Nepal (38) by national women’s players.
She is known as one of the best forwards not only in Nepal but also in South Asia.
Bhandari plays for the Nepal APF club in the Nepali national women’s league and also has played in India.
She was the key player when Gokulam Kerala FC and Sethu FC won the Indian Women’s league title.