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Nepal youth football team play practice match against Thailand today

File image: Nepal U-23 football team

Kathmandu, August 10

The youth national football team of Nepal which are undergoing training in Thailand as preparations for the Asian Games is playing a practice match with the Thai Under-23 team today.

The match is being played at Thammasat University ground, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) stated.

Earlier, the Nepali youth team lost to the Police Terro Club team of Thailand, 1-0, in a match played on Tuesday. A suicide goal by defender Aditya Chaudhari in the 39th minute of play resulted in Nepal’s defeat. The match was played at Bonayachinda football ground.

The Nepali youth team are on a 10-day special training in Thailand in view of Asian Games and SAFF Championship. The team will leave for Indonesia after the training. The Asian Games is taking place in Indonesia from August 14.

Nepal are placed in Group D in the Asian Games.

They will play against Japan, Vietnam and Pakistan in the group stage. Nepal will take on Japan on August 14 in their first game. They will play against Vietnam on August 16 in the second match and against Pakistan on August 19 in the last match.

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