Nepal, Maldives held 1-1 draw

  • 2019-09-20

Manish Dangi cancelled out Hasan Nazeem’s penalty goal as Nepal were held to a 1-1- draw in the inaugural match of the SAFF U18 Championship held today at the APF Stadium, Halchowk.

Manish Dangi’s header found the back of the net in the 75th minute, the striker beating opponent goalkeeper Hassan Aleef after receiving a neat cross from Brijesh Chaudhary.

Maldives Skipper Hasan gave the visitors a 13th minute lead when he converted his spot kick after he was fouled by Roshan Dong.

After equalizing the score, he hosts continued to produce good chances but the Maldivian backliner were brilliant to keep out Nepal's frontliner denied twice in the final two minutes.

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