With the new fixtures revealed Thursday, Jamie Day’s Olympic side will have to play their first three matches within only four days
The football fixtures of the 13th South Asian Games have been revised after reigning runners-up India withdrew its name, which saw a switch in format of the five-nation turned event, from group round to round-robin league.
With the new fixtures revealed Thursday, Jamie Day’s Olympic side will have to play their first three matches within only four days.
They begin their campaign against Bhutan Monday before playing Maldives the next day and Sri Lanka after a one-day gap.
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The round-robin fixtures will conclude against host and holder Nepal on December 8.
The top two finishers will battle for the gold-medal final on December 10.
All the matches are scheduled to be held at Dasarath Stadium in the capital city Kathmandu.
December 2: Bangladesh v Bhutan
December 3: Bangladesh v Maldives
December 5: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka
December 8: Bangladesh v Nepal