Football fixtures out

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s men football team has been drawn in Group B along with Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan for the 12th South Asian Games. Hosts India, Maldives and Sri Lanka are in Group A. Nepal will face Bangladesh in their first match on February 7 followed by matches against Bhutan (February 9) and Afghanistan (February 11). Likewise, the women’s team are in Group B along with the Maldives and Sri Lanka. India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh are in Group A. Nepal’s first match is against Sri Lanka on February 9 before they face the Maldives on February two days later. The group matches in men’s section will be held at the Nehru Stadium in Ulubari, while the semis, third place play-off and final will take place at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, Sarusajal. All the matches of the women’s category will be played at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, Shilong.