In the match plenty of incidents, Nepal conceded first, levelled almost immediately, took the lead and conceded again at Al Fayhaa Stadium in Basra.
Alaa Abdul Zahrah gave Iraq the lead in the seventh minute when he scored direct from a free-kick. The lead, however, lasted less than a minute when Anjan Bista’s goal-bound shot was directed into the net by Ahmed Ibrahim Khalaf while trying to clear the ball.
Debutant Manish Dangi then gave the lead to Nepal in the 29th minute with a perfectly placed right-footed shot.
Mohammad Abdulzahra levelled in the 39th minute before Aymen Husse