3 Oct 2009 - Nepal find ´group of death´ for the upcoming South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship being held in Bangladesh from December 5 to15.
Nepal get tough opponents as three times winner India, defending champion Maldives and Afghanistan for the Sixth SAF.
According to maldivessoccer.net, host Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bhutan are placed in the next group of the tournament.
Meeting of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) held in Bangladesh unveiled the draw on Saturday.
"Draw was conducted giving seating to host Bangladesh and defending Champion Maldives”, says General Secretary of SAFF Islam Bachchu.
Nepal is, yet, unable to win the valued tournament of South Asia. Nepal could not even get ahead of group stage in the last three edition of the tournament.
All Nepal Football Association have postponed Martyrs´ Memorial ´A´ Division League of this year for the preparation of the tournament and South Asian Games (SAG). However, preparation for the tournaments is still to begin.