Nepal thrashed Bangladesh 4-1 while Jordan defeated Yemen 4-0 in the inaugural day match of the AFC U-22 Cup Group D Qualifiers played at Dasharath Stadium on Saturday.
Sujal Shrestha scored two goals while Bharat Khawas and Jagjeet Shrestha scored one goal each to ensure Nepal’s victory. Khawas scored an opening goal in the early 5th minute while Deepak Bhusal gifted a leveler for Bangladesh in the 48th minute.
Similarly, Jagjeet scored the second goal in the 61st minute while Sujal made it 3-0 in the 66th minute and further added one goal in the last three minute extra time.
In the earlier match of the day, Jordon defeated Yemen as skipper Hamza Al Dardour scored an opening goal in the 28th minute, Hahmoud Zatara doubled the tally in the 35th and Musab Allahham made it 3-0 in the 80 minute while Khalil Zaid Kh Baniateyah scored the fourth goal just after Musab within two minutes. nepalnews.com