Bangladesh lose to Nepal in SAG Football


KATHMANDU, Dec 8, 2019 (BSS) – Bangladesh Olympic football team hope’s of playing final vanished into blue as they suffered a solitary goal defeat to host Nepal in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games men’s Football held on Sunday at Dasarath Rangasala Stadium.

In the day’s crucial match, Sunil Bal scored the match winner in 11st minute utilizing a pass from skipper Sujal Shrestha.

Bangladesh became third in the games.

The day’s win means Nepal will now lock horn to Bhutan in the gold deciding final match scheduled to be held on December 10 at the same venue.

In the day’s match, the Jamal and Co. tried hard to stage a fight back creating some scoring chances but could not score any goal lack of proper finishing.

Earlier, Bangladesh suffered a shocking solitary goal defeat to Bhutan in their opening match and in the second match they were forced to play a 1-1 goal draw by Maldives despite taking early lead.

However, Bangladesh able to beat Sri Lanka by a lone goal in their third match.

Bangladesh team: Anisur Rahman, Pappu Hossain, Mahfuz Hasan Pritom, Biswanath Ghosh,Rahmat Mia,Yeasin Khan, Tutul Hossain, Riyadul Hasan, Sushanto Tripura, Jamal Bhuyan, Biplob Ahmed, Mohammad Rabiul Hasan, Mohammad Al Amin, Mahbubur Rahman, Saad Uddin, Nabib Newaz Zibon, Rakib Hossain, Arifur Rahman and Mohammad Ibrahim.