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SAFF Championship

Nepal to face reigning champions Maldives in opener
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Nepal to face reigning champions Maldives in opener

Nepal will be facing reigning champions and hosts Maldives in the first match of SAFF Championship 2021. The regional tournament will have five teams competing for the title. Nepal and Maldives will meet for the first time in 2018 after the last SAAF semi-final in Bangladesh. At that time, Nepal had lost 3-0 to Maldives in the semifinals. Nepal will play its second match against Sri Lanka on September 3 in the championship to be held in Male. Similarly, Nepal will face the most successful team of the tournament India on September 8. Nepal will end the league round facing Bangladesh on September 11. The top two teams of the round-robin league will play the final for the title on September 13. Nepal has not been able to cross the semi-final of SAAF yet. Meanwhile, the Nepali...
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