Nepal's national football team entered the semifinals of the SAAF Championship with 1-1 draw with Pakistan in a match played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, Tuesday. Nepal led the match in the 36th minute of the first half through the splendid shot by Bharat Khawas. Pakistan levelled the score in the 3rd minute of the second half through the spot kick of Sammar Ishaq. Bharat Khawas, who led Nepal into the semis, was declared man of the match. In the previous matches, Nepal had defeated Bangladesh 1-0 while they played 1-1 draw against the Maldives.
With today’s draw, Nepal got 1 point accumulating 5 points in total while Pakistan have been eliminated from the tournament.