Football - June 8, 2021

Nepal vs Jordan : Nepal lost 3-0 in the World Cup Asian Qualifiers

Nepal lost 3-0 against Jordan in the World Cup Asian Qualifiers group B match on Monday. This is 7th match of Nepal in world cup Qualifier .

In group B table Nepal in the 4th position with 6 points 5 defeat and 2 win . Australia is top of the table with 18 points in 100% win in 6 game .

Baha Faisal Seif scored through a penalty in the 24th minute and doubled the lead with a free-kick in the 49th. Yazan Alarab scored a third in the 67th minute.

Nepal also created some chances against their superior opponents but was unable to convert them.

Head coach Abdullah Almutairi said the penalty changed everything in the first half. “We played well and my players gave their best but the penalty changed the game and gave Jordan the confidence,” said coach Abdullah.

Abdullah said the team will play with the same fighting spirit against Australia. “I will not just defend and lose the game. If I am to lose, I will lose with honour and play against Australia with the same spirit,” he added.

Nepal will now play their final match against Australia in the same venue on June 11.

( Images Credit : Kuwait FA )

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