Kathmandu: Even though Nepal lost last night’s match in the SAAF Championship Football, there is still a possibility of reaching the final. Even if Nepal manages to score one point in the match against Bangladesh, it will be enough to reach the final.
Percy’s match against Bangladesh on Wednesday will be a do-or-die affair for Nepal. Nepal will be eliminated if they lose to Bangladesh. The match between Nepal and Bangladesh will be played at 5:15 pm. If the game is tied, Nepal will enter the final with 7 points.
The winning team will be at the top of the table with 9 points and will reach the final. The head coach of the Nepali national football team, Abdullah Almutairi, has said that he will now focus on the Bangladesh game. After losing 1-0 to India last night, Nepal has been pushed to the second position in the table.
Nepal, which suffered its first defeat in the tournament, has dropped to the second position by adding six points in three games. Maldives has risen to the top spot with 6 points. With the win, India has reached the third position with 5 points in 3 games. Similarly, Bangladesh is in the fourth position with 4 points in 3 games.
Sri Lanka has been eliminated as five nations are participating in the SAAF Championship.