Nepal secured a spot in the Saff U19 Championship 2023 semi-finals by defeating the Maldives U-19 team on Monday. The young Nepali team triumphed with a score of 4-1 in a match held at Dasharath Stadium.
The Nepalese squad took an early lead, with midfielder Prashant Laksam scoring a remarkable long-range goal from outside the box in the 17th minute. Samir Tamang made significant contributions, scoring two goals for Nepal: one through a solo run in the midfield and the other with a header.
As a result of this victory, the Nepal U-19 football team secured the 2nd position in Group A. They are now set to face India U19 in the semi-finals of the Saff U19 Championship 2023.
The semi-final match between India U-19 and Bhutan U-19 is scheduled to kick off at 5:30 PM Nepali time and will be available for live streaming on the SportzWorkz YouTube channel.
Nepal will now play against India U19 on the 27th of September 2023 on Dasharath Stadium. Watch Nepal u19 vs India U19
Scorers in the Nepal vs. Maldives U19 Saff Championship 2023 match:
- Prashant Laksam: 17th minute
- Samir Tamang: 29th minute
- Unidentified: 58th minute
- Nirajan Dhami: 87th minute
- Samir Tamang: 90+ minute
Enjoy the exciting football action in the Saff U19 Championship 2023!