26 Oct 2009 - South Asian Football Federation yesterday revealed the fixtures of the sixth edition of the regional football meet. Nepal will begin their SAFF Championship campaign taking on defending Champions Maldives on 5th December.
All 15 matches including the semifinals and final will be played at the Bangabandhu National Stadium with two matches of the group stage to be played each day from December 4 to 9. Both semifinals are scheduled for December 11 while the final will take place on December 13.
Nepal have been drawn in Group A along with India, Maldives and Afghanistan. Likewiese, host Bangladesh have been placed in Group B along with Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bhutan.