Sabitra Bhandari joins French side Guingamp; creates history
Sabitra Bhandari holds the record for scoring the most goals in the Indian Women’s League.
In a trailblazing development that has sent shockwaves through the footballing world, Nepalese football sensation Sabitra Bhandari has penned a historic deal with French Division 1 Féminine club Guingamp. The announcement marks a noteworthy milestone not only for Bhandari but also for Nepal as a whole.
Bhandari, well-regarded as one of the most prolific strikers in Asian women’s football, impressed India during her spell in the Indian Women’s League. Having donned the jerseys of powerhouse clubs like Sethu FC and Gokulam Kerala FC, she emerged as the all-time top scorer in the league, gathering an astonishing record of 59 goals.
Sabitra Bhandari, a prolific goal scorer for the Nepal national team with an impressive record of 43 goals, embarked on a new chapter in her career in 2018 by joining the Indian club Sethu FC. Her arrival marked a significant turning point as she quickly established herself as a dominant force in the IWL, showcasing her exceptional poaching instincts on the field.
Guingamp, who are 10th in the French Division 1, have secured the services of Bhandari to strengthen their attacking department. The Nepalese striker’s lethal finishing, blistering pace, and flair for goal-scoring promise to add a dynamic aspect to Guingamp’s frontline.
For Bhandari, the opportunity to portray her skills in one of Europe’s top footballing leagues represents a dream come true. Her remarkable goal-scoring achievements in the Indian Women’s League have earned her widespread acclaim and admiration.
The move also holds immense significance for Nepalese football, serving as a source of inspiration for aspiring youngsters in the country. Thus, Sabitra Bhandari is ready to write the next chapter of her eminent career with Guingamp.
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