Sabina Khatun

Reigning SAFF champions make waves in FIFA rankings

Bangladesh moved up seven places in the latest women’s football rankings released by FIFA on Thursday, following their maiden SAFF Championship triumph last month.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

SAFF champions receive grand reception

Bangladesh national women's football team were given a grand reception by their official sponsor, Dhaka Bank Limited, at the Independent University (IUB) campus in Dhaka on Tuesday to mark their maiden SAFF Championship triumph.

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

Reigning SAFF champions make waves in FIFA rankings

Bangladesh moved up seven places in the latest women’s football rankings released by FIFA on Thursday, following their maiden SAFF Championship triumph last month.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Sabina dedicates trophy to entire nation

Bangladesh captain Sabina Khatun dedicated the SAFF Women’s Championship trophy to the nation during an impromptu press conference at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport upon their arrival from Kathmandu on Wednesday afternoon.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

A win for the dreamers

We need to invest in our women and change how we view their participation in sports

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Bangladesh’s indomitable band of sisters

Before emerging as champions of the just-concluded 2022 SAFF Women's Championship, the women in red and green had played a final once before – during the regional competition's 2016 edition. But as the in-form Sabina Khatun, Sanjida Akhtar, Maria Manda and company prepared to encounter hosts Nepal, the Bangladesh head coach Golam Rabbani Choton deemed his charges as favourites -- not based on the track records against the four-time champions but on their current form.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

‘Sabina showed true leadership under pressure’

Golam Rabbani Choton, Bangladesh women's football team head coach, praised captain Sabina Khatun highly for her on-ground leadership that helped the women in red and green to hold their nerves despite falling into a difficult situation in the last quarter of the SAFF Women's Championship final in Kathmandu tonight.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

‘This trophy belongs to the people of Bangladesh’ 

Bangladesh Women Football team skipper Sabina Khatun dedicated the SAFF Women's Championship trophy to the people of Bangladesh after they claimed the South Asian football's supremacy by beating hosts Nepal 3-1 in the final at the Dasarath Rangasala in Kathmandu on Monday. 

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Bangladesh players sweep SAFF Women Championship awards

Bangladesh Women football team players swept the awards after ensuring their maiden SAFF Women Championship title by beating hosts Nepal 3-1 in the final at the Dasarath Rangasala in Kathmandu on Monday.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

History in the air as ‘Bangladesh arrive as favourites’

Having posed with the shiny trophy at the Dasharath Stadium yesterday, just the day before the final of SAFF Women's Championship, Bangladesh captain Sabina Khatun smiled big after raising the trophy and the Nepal captain Anjila Thumbapo Subba did the same.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

A step away from SAFF supremacy

Captain Sabina Khatun, who played in a deeper role against India, slotted home a brilliant hattrick yesterday from her usual position as striker to guide Bangladesh to an emphatic 8-0 win over Bhutan in the semifinal of the SAFF Women’s Championship in Kathmandu.