For the first time in seven years, Nepal has defeated five times SAFF champions India in a match played at Dasharath Stadium. With a score of 2-1, Nepal has topped the group to enter in the semifinals of ongoing SAFF championship. You can watch the highlights of Nepal vs. India Match in the youtube video above.
Striker Anil Gurung, who also became the man of the match, gave a lead to Nepali team by scoring against India at the 70th minute of the game. Another striker Jumanu Rai added the second goal at the 81st minute for Nepal.
Robin Singh of India scored against Nepal in the 92nd minute (injury time).
With win against India, Nepal has leaded the group ‘A’ with total of 7 points in the tournament. Group ‘A’ comprised of Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan and being the winner of Group A, Nepal has advanced to the semifinals.
India however, has also qualified for the semifinals with total of four points. Pakistan that also scored four points in the tournament failed to advance into semifinals because of higher goal difference in comparison to India.
Here are few images from the Nepal vs India match played at Dasharath Stadium today.
Thank you for watching the Match live. Watch Full video of Nepal vs. India here.
Well done Team Nepal! A historic Win!!