KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal wants a clear victory against Sri Lanka in the second match of the ongoing SAFF Championship in the Maldives, on Monday. In the first match of the football tournament, which started on Friday, Nepal defeated the hosts Maldives 1-0
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Tuesday declared a 23-member squad for upcoming SAFF U-18 Championship which is scheduled to kick off on September 20 at Halchowk Stadium in Kathmandu.
Dasharath Stadium is where Nepal has held vital regional sports events in the past—such as the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup and 2013 SAFF Championship. And it is here Nepal will have to host inaugural and closing ceremonies of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in December. But as the date of this mega sporting event is nearing (we are only three months away) doubts remain as to whether the stadium will be ready for it within these three months.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: India registered its first three points of the tournament with a 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in a match dominated largely by the defending champions in the Group B match played on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Nepal national football team suffered back-to-back losses in the opening matches in two consecutive SAFF Suzuki Cup editions, this time at the hands of Pakistan with a scoreline of 2-1, on Tuesday.
Nepal will now play against Bhutan in its second Group A match on Thursday at 3:45 pm, which can be a vital game to get three points and stay in contention for the semifinals of the tournament, which the team failed to reach in 2015.
KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The interim head coach of Nepal national football team Bal Gopal Maharjan on Monday announced a 20-man squad for the upcoming SAFF Championship slated from September 4 through 15, shockingly leaving out some first team players. Maharjan announced the squad leaving out forward George Prince Karki, defender Kamal Shrestha, midfielder Tej Tamang and injured right back Rabin Shrestha.