World Cup Qualifier: Saudi Arabia to host Nepal vs UAE match

Published On: May 30, 2024 10:38 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 29: The World Cup qualifier match between Nepal and the United Arab Emirates, originally set to be played at Dashrath Stadium in Kathmandu, will now take place in Saudi Arabia.

This match, part of the second round of qualifiers, is scheduled for June 6.

The change in venue follows concerns from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) about the physical infrastructure, pitch conditions, floodlights, and overall security at Dashrath Stadium.

The match will now take place at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, at 7 PM local time (9:45 PM NST) on June 6, according to the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).


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