President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have congratulated the Nepali soccer team on its success to secure its place on the final of the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Championship, scripting the history.

The Head-of-the-State congratulated the Nepali footballers, team coach and office bearers for the historic achievement and wished for a victory in the final, too.

It may be noted that Nepal has for the first time entered the final of SAFF in 28 years.