Nepal men’s team has been grouped with Bangladesh and Bhutan in 13th SA Games. Nepal is in the relatively comfortable group ‘A’ in men’s football, 8th South Asian Sports (SAG).
Group A: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan
Group B: India, Maldives, Sri Lanka
See the match Fixtures of Men’s Football.
Nepal will play against Bangladesh in the opening match in Grop A. Coach Bal Gopal Maharjan has included three senior players, Bikesh Kuthu, Sujal Shrestha and Bikram Lama in the team. Teams can field three senior players in the team.
The top two teams from each group will enter the semifinals. The final game will be played on December 5. All the games will be held at the Dasrath Stadium in Tripureshowr, Kathmandu. Nepal is the defending champion Nepal football team defeted India in the previous final and grabbed a gold.