Nepal had taken the lead in 36th minute. Ananta Tamang was fouled inside the box, resulted in a spot kick for Nepal. Skipper Shrestha made no mistake from spot. Sri Lanka scored the leveling goal in 90+1 minute, thanks to a thunder strike by Jude Suman. Bhutan vs Maldives and Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh will be played tomorrow.
India began their quest for an eighth title at the SAFF Championships with a comfortable 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in their Group B opener in Dhaka. The goals came from India's two wingers - Ashique Kuruniyan and Lallianzuala Chhangte. Kuruniyan opened the scoring in the 34th minute after a lovely overhead pass enabled him to burst through behind the Lankan defence from the right flank and he rifled a low shot into the corner past the Sri Lankan custodian, his first ever senior goal in national colours. The second came just a few minutes after the restart as the left winger, Chhangte, went to work, getting at the Sri Lankan defenders and with a touch of good fortune looping the ball over
Nepal 1-2 Pakistan Nepal suffered 2-1 loss at the hands of Pakistan in the first Group ‘A’ match of the 12th edition of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship being held in Bangladesh on Tuesday. During the match played at the Dhaka-based Bangabandhu Stadium in Bangladesh, Mohammad Ali’s 96th minute header was the match decider for Pakistan. Earlier in the first-half of the game, Pakistan were awarded a penalty kick after skipper Biraj Maharjan fouled the opponent player in the box. Hasan Nabid Bashir of Pakistan scored the goal. However, Nepal equalised in the 82nd minute with a goal from Bimal Gharti Magar. Bangladesh 2-0 Bhutan Youngster Mahbubur Rahman Sufil netted a brilliant goal as Bangladesh kicked off their Saff Championship 2018 campaign in style,
Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 1-0 in an International Friendly match played on Wednesday (30) at the Sheikh Kamal Stadium in Nilphamari, Bangladesh. Striker Mohamed Fazal scored the winning goal in 10th minute and it was a long kick from 40 metres as Sri Lanka went on to secure a win after a long lapse. Sri Lanka took a 1-0 lead in the first half and Bangladesh could not score through the entire game. Sri Lanka recorded this international victory after two years, their last win was against Nepal by 1-0 at the SAFF Championship held in India in 2015. Over 40000 spectators were present to witness the match where the home team supporters were left broken hearted. Short Highlights Full Match Highlights Mohammed Fazal Wonder