KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepal National Football Team has defeated Chinese Taipei 2 against 0 goals in a match played under the Asian Qualifiers for World Cup at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait on Thursday evening.
Nepal’s Anjan Bista scored a goal in the third minute through a penalty shot. Nepal was awarded a penalty after the player from the opponent side had his hand on the ball as Santosh Tamang shot the free kick. With this, Anjan Bista has scored a total of three goals in the ongoing World Cup qualifiers. The two others were also scored against Chinese Taipei on Sept 10, 2019.
Nawayug Shrestha, who entered the ground as a substitute player in the second half of the match, netted the ball in the 81st minute doubling the lead. He delicately guided the cross from Sunamn Aryal into the net.
Desperate to avoid another defeat, Chinese Taipei grew into the match and