Kathmandu: Nepal has played against Laos a 1-1 draw in the first match of the preliminary round of the World Cup qualifiers.
Nepal came back from one goal behind and equalized in the first leg match at Dasharath Stadium in Tripureshwar on Thursday. Anjan Bista equalized the game by scoring a record goal for Nepal.
Laos created an opportunity and scored on it to take the lead In the first half of the game, which started slowly. For Laos, captain Bonpachan Bounkong scored a goal in 33 minutes and took the lead.
He surprised the Nepalese player and scored a goal through Choni Weinpasserth’s pass. At the beginning, he tricked Anant Tamang and scored a goal by beating three Nepali players.