Nepal enter semifinals of SAFF Championship

Nepal’s Bimal Gharti Magar (blue) vies for the ball during a match against Bangladesh, under the SAFF Championship, on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Kathmandu,Sept 09: Defeating the hosts Bangladesh 2-0 in their last group stage match, Nepal have topped the Group ‘A’ table of ongoing SAFF Championship and entered the semifinals, according to newspaper reports.

Nepal’s Bimal Gharti Magar and Nawayug Shrestha made the scores in 33rd and 90th minutes of the match, according to newspaper reports.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh crashed out of the tournament despite securing equal points (6) out of three games as Nepal and Pakistan were selected on the basis of goal difference.

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