Maldives, Afghanistan enter semis of SAFF Championship
Maldives and Afghanistan have advanced to semi-finals berth after securing two straight win from Group ‘B’ in the ongoing SAFF Championship 2013.
Maldives defeated Sri Lanka 10-0 and Bhutan 8-2 to qualify for the next round while Afghanistan beat Bhutan 3-0 and Sri Lanka 3-1.
The two teams are scheduled to play with each other on 7 September, but the match will be a mere formality. Maldives is at the top of the chart with six points and Afghanistan is at second with same points.
Maldives captain Ali Asfaq has also created a history by scoring highest number of goals in the SAFF championship. In two matches, Asfaq scored 10 goals in total. nepalnews.com
SAFF Championships 2013
|5 September 3:30pm
||Nepal VS India
|6 September 3:30pm
||Afghanistan VS Maldives
|8 and 9 September