Kathmandu. Nepal suffered a 2-1 defeat within the second pleasant match in opposition to South Asian robust nation India. Despite the goal of successful in entrance of greater than 5,000 spectators, Nepal couldn’t win.
Barring the consequence, the efficiency of the Nepali gamers and the workforce gained hearts. After the sport, Nepal’s coach Abdullah Almutari additionally forgot the consequence and mentioned that he was pleased with the workforce’s efficiency. He mentioned that he’s completely happy to play a greater recreation than the primary recreation.
Earlier on Thursday, the primary pleasant match resulted in a 1-1 draw. On Sunday, the coaches of each the groups made some modifications within the workforce on the Dashrath Stadium. In the primary choice, the Nepalese coach modified three gamers and the Indian coach modified seven gamers.
The first half resulted in a goalless draw. Scored three targets within the second half. When India scored two targets, Nepal returned a objective. India’s substitute Farooq Choudhary scored within the 62nd minute and skipper Sunil Chhetri scored within the eightieth minute.
Despite scoring two targets, Nepal didn’t cease attacking and Tej Tamang scored within the 86th minute. He scored greater than the penalty space.
This is the primary objective within the nationwide workforce of Taj. The coach additionally praised his objective. For Nepal, two gamers made their debut within the 86th minute. Goalkeeper Vishal Shrestha and defender Rajan Gurung received an opportunity to play for the senior workforce for the primary time.
Similarly, captain and goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong additionally holds the report for successful most caps for Nepal on this recreation. Kiran, enjoying the 74th match for Nepal, broke Biraj Maharjan’s report of 73 matches. He equaled the report within the first match in opposition to India.
Despite shedding to India, the sport can be remembered for Kiran’s report, Vishal and Rajan’s debuts and Tej’s targets.