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Nepal, India football teams to play 2 friendlies in September

R-L: National football teams of Nepal and India. Photo: ANFA

Kathmandu, August 6

Nepal’s national football team are playing two friendly matches against India on September 2 and 5 at the Dasharath Stadium, in Kathmandu.

The friendlies have been confirmed by both the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and the All India Football Federation (AIFF), ANFA announces Friday.

Both sides are currently in preparations for the upcoming SAFF Championship.

The two national teams have faced each other on 19 occasions with India winning 13 of them. Nepal have defeated India two times the latest of which was the 2-1 victory in the 2013 SAFF Championship in Kathmandu., according to the national football governing body.

The last time Nepal hosted India was in March 2015 when the two teams played a goalless draw at Dasharath Stadium in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

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