1 Jan, 2017 - Nepal will meet India on the first semi-final of 4th SAFF Women's Championship 2016 at the Kanchenjunga Stadium, Siligudi on Monday.
Nepal, who advanced to the semis as winners of Group A will face runners-up of the Group B, India. Nepal won all three matches in the group stage and the coach was optimistic about getting similar kind of result tomorrow. "We have been consistent with our performance and i see the same result coming our way tomorrow. We have put our plans to perfection and tomorrow is going to be the same.", said Thapa.
He also said that India as an attacking force is a strong unit but Nepalese defenders will need to stop them for the result. "Bangladesh showed us that the Indian attack can be stopped with defensive tactics, but when we get into the pitch tomorrow, we will play our way and get the result.", Thapa said.
Nepal will face India in 14:15 NST Kickoff at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siligudi.
- Subas Humagain, Siligudi