AFC U16 Qualifiers (FT)
Nepal - 1 Oman - 3
  • THAMIR AL ZAABI 11'
  • MOHAMED KHALIFA AL KHAMISI 44' (P)
  • PREZEN TAMANG 88' (P)
  • MOHAMMED OBAID AL-QAIDI - 90+2'

 

Though Nepal and Oman have six points each. Oman lead the on head-to-head. The result of Jordan and Kyrgyzstant will decide who goes through. Jordan looks more likely.

Game over...

Oman scores their third goal.

Nepal scores from a penatly.

Oman 2-1 Nepal

Nepal have used all their three substitutions.

82' Coach Upendra Man is going to substitute Prejen Tamang for Rejin Subba. Hopefully this will work.

Oman have already created two real chances after the second. Coach Upendra Man really needs to come up with something.

68' Tshitiz Raj is coming in for Abhisekh Rijal in the midfield.

Coach Upendra Man Singh going to bring Tshitiz Raj.

63' Oman get the first real chance of the second half as Oman foward rounds the keeper but ends his shot wide.

60' No notable moves from both the sides so far. But its urgent for Nepal to score.

In the first half Nepal keeper Arpan Karki had left his line thrice to avert the danger and it was in his third go that he had fouled Oman foward and conceded a penalty.

50' Nepal have shown some improvement in their play in the second half. Hopefully they can cut the deficit. They just need a draw to make it through.

50' The fowards of Oman look pretty quick and Nepali defense  is finding difficult to contain them.

Can Nepal pull stage a fight back as they did against the host?

46' Rajiv Lopchan replaces the injured player.

46' Second half underway. But Nepal have an injury problem as Ashok Thapa suffers a hamstring.

Hal time

Nepal 0-2 Oman

44' Oman makes it 2-0 from a pentaly. Though Arpan had made the right judgement, he could not prevent it from ending at the back of the net.

Nepal are in serious danger.

43' Oman have won a penatly.

39' Manish Karki fails to direct his shot taken from the inside the six-yard box. Another opportunity wasted for Nepal.

37' Nepal are trailing the match 1-0 and are also under constant pressure. They are looking like a shadow of their former selves.

36' Nepal assistant coach Rajesh Manadhar is out of the dugout. He is motivating the players to get to their true form.

34' Goalie Arpan Karki again makes a fine save coming off his line. This is the second time he has made such move.

33' Nepal have not been  able to play their regular game. They look a little nervous after conceding the early goal. But the boys have shown how dangerous they can be with a little hard work.

26' Nepal keeper Arpan Karki comes off his lines to clear a ball that looked dangerous. The oman foward had come charging after beating the offside trap.

25' Oman are slowly starting to control posession.

20' Nepal wins their first corner. Can they get anything out of it?

13' A shot cahreged by Rejin Subba is saved  by Oman keeper as Nepal misses an chance to equalize.

Oman 1-0 Nepal

Oman capitalized on the weak defense of Nepal.

11' Oman takes the lead.

10' No notable moves from both sides so far.

Coach Upendra Man Singh has started with Dinesh Henjan , the scorer of two goals against the home team, in today's match instead of Prejen Tamang.

5' In the first five mintues both teams are trying to read their opponents playing style.

Remember Nepal just need a draw from this match to make it through to the tournament proper in India in 2016.

1' The match is under way...

We are few minutes from the kickoff. Nepal need just a draw to make it through as they stand atop the Group B standing with six points, ahead of Jordan, Oman and the home team.

Starting Lineup:

Nepal:

Arpan

Anosh - Laxman - Roman - Suman

Sesehang

Abhishek R                           Ashok

Manish

Dinesh - Rejin