The SAFF U-15 Men’s Championship has taken off in full swing and in an exciting turn of events, host-country Nepal marked its arrival in the semi-finals!
In the match held between Nepal and Maldives on October 27, 2018, the former defeated the opponent at 4-0 to secure its place in the semis.
As for Maldives, after successive defeats from Bangladesh and Nepal, the team had to give up all hopes on winning a trophy this year.
Nepal Vs Bangladesh
Nepal will now compete with Bangladesh on October 29, 2018 to decide a strong Group A representative for the finals.
Bangladesh has been displaying a remarkable performance since the Championship started. It defeated Maldives on October 25, 2018 with a whopping 9-0!
Currently, both teams, Nepal and Bangladesh share the same position on the performance chart with ‘three points’ each.
Group B Status
In the meanwhile, Pakistan beat Bhutan 4-0 to establish its position in the semi-finals. Following this, the India Vs Bhutan match on Nov 1, 2018 will decide which team will take on Pakistan in Group B semi-finals.
U-19 2018 Asian Football Championship
Things seems to be favor in Nepal at the U-19 2018 Asian Football Championship as well. In a face-off between India and Nepal on October 26, 2018, the Himalayan Nation defeated India 2-0!
Although the match begin on an equal note for both countries, the course of the game decided Nepal winner over India.
Striker Rekha stood out by giving Nepal victory-defining shots at the 59th and 88th minute.
All’s well that ends well, we hope Nepal continues to display a brilliant performance in its upcoming matches in both championships.
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Written by Nepali Sansar Bureau
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