FULL TIME. What a magnificent display. Nepal U20 wins the match 4-0. Thanks for being with us.
GOAL! Manangya Nakarmi scores utilizing a pass from Sumit Shrestha. Nepal U20 4 Maldives U20 0.
Four minutes of added time.
Ayush Shrestha IN, Amar Shrestha OUT - Defender out for next match - NEPAL
GK Ishowr Gurung is replaced by Ziyarath Shiekh & Kritish Ratna OUT Managya Nakarmi IN - two more subs from Nepal.
We are now just 10 mins away to kill the match. Nepal are in a comfortable lead of 3-0.
Sugam Suwal OUT, Niranjan Malla IN & Sandip Karki OUT, Janmaya Dhami IN - two subs from Nepal.
20 mins remaining, Nepal are 3-0 up. With 3-0 up, coach Meghraj KC is reluctant to make subs. Maldives have already made three subs.
PENALTY KICK is awarded to Nepal.
Magnificent game from Nepal U20 so far. They have completely taken over the game.
Counter move from Maldives. Zain Zafar misses a great chance. Nepal U20 GK Ihswor Gurung makes a fine save.
Completely a slopsided affair. Nepal dominating the field but the score line is just 1-0.
Two successive corner kicks to Nepal but wasted both chances. Nepal U20 1 Maldives U20 0.
Corner kick to Nepal. Poor kick is taken.
Second half starts..
HALF TIME. Nepal are 1-0 up against Maldives. Stick with us for second half action.
Two minutes of added time.
GOALLL! What a shot from Dipesh Gurung. Powerful rebounded shot. Nepal are 1-0 up.
Five minutes remaining for a break. Nepal U20 0 Maldives U20 0.
Maldivian players are going down frequently. Maldives physio is busy treating the players on the field.
Nepal missed two clear cut chances. In a first move, Sumit Shrestha crosses the ball wide from inside the box. In the second move, Sugam Suwal misses a great chance.
Good chance for Nepal. Ayush Ghalan squanders a great chance to score from close range.
Zain hits the forest of legs. Nepal U20 0 Maldives U20 0.
Sandip Karki commits a foul. Yellow card to him. Free kick to Maldives in a good position.
Abhisek Waiba commits a foul. Free kick to Maldives. Good save from Nepal GK. Corner kick to Maldives.
Good play so far from team Nepal. Still goalless.
Another chance for Nepal. Sugan Suwal tries his best, Maldives GK makes a good save. Nepal dominating the play.
Good cross from the flank, good chance for Nepal, nice punch in by Maldives goalkeeper. First notable move from team Nepal.
Free kick to Nepal. Not that clinical one. Maldivians have started playing a defensive game.
10 mins gone, Nepal U20 0 Maldives U20 0.
Not a single notable move from both sides.
Nepal U20 trying to play possession-wise football so far, unable to make any clear cut chances so far.
Nepal are in red, Maldives are in blue.
27 degree celcius, pleasant weather. Are you all set ?
Brief rainfall has made the pitch slippery. Both teams are now ready to enter the field.
Team Nepal has arrived at the stadium. So does Maldivian team.
Beautiful facilities here in Bhubaneshowr. We must appreciate Odisha government for their support to the event.
Hello and Namaste. Welcome to you all from Bhubaneshowr, India. We are all set for the opening match of SAFF U20 championship.
|Sn.||Match||Status||Result||Date & Time||Venue|
|1||Nepal U20 - Maldives 20||Played||4 - 0||2022-07-25||Kalinga Stadium|
|2||Sri Lanka U20 - Bangladesh U20||Played||0 - 1||2022-07-25||Kalinga Stadium|
|3||India U20 - Bangladesh U20||Played||1 - 2||2022-07-27||Kalinga Stadium|
|4||Nepal U20 - Sri Lanka U20||Played||3 - 0||2022-07-27||Kalinga Stadium|
|5||India U20 - Sri Lanka U20||Played||4 - 0||2022-07-29||Kalinga Stadium|
|6||Bangladesh U20 - Maldives 20||Played||4 - 1||2022-07-29||Kalinga Stadium|
|7||India U20 - Nepal U20||Played||8 - 0||2022-07-31||Kalinga Stadium|
|8||Maldives 20 - Sri Lanka U20||Played||1 - 1||2022-07-31||Kalinga Stadium|
|9||Bangladesh U20 - Nepal U20||Played||1 - 1||2022-08-02||Kalinga Stadium|
|10||India U20 - Maldives 20||Played||1 - 0||2022-08-02||Kalinga Stadium|