KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal is facing Bangladesh today in a match under the AFC U20 Asian Cup qualifier. The fourth match in the group phase will take place at 8:45 PM at the Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium.
Having suffered a three-match defeat, Nepal wants to get a graceful exit from the match as it has already been eliminated. In its first match, Nepal lost to Bhutan 2-0. Similarly, it conceded a 3-1 defeat to Qatar and a 6-0 defeat to Bahrain.
Various five countries have participated in the match. Placed in Group 'B', Nepal is at the bottom of the scoreboard. Similarly, Bangladesh has been in third place with four points. Bhutan has got three points from four matches. From this group, one of two teams — hosts Bahrain or Qatar — will qualify for the 2023 U20 Asian Cup in Uzbekistan.
Bahrain has collected seven points and Qatar nine. They are meeting in a match today itself at 11:45 PM.