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FIFA World Cup and Asian Qualifiers: Nepal lost to Bahrain by 5-0

Kathmandu, March 22: Nepal lost to Bahrain in the second phase of the joint-qualifiers for FIFA World Cup 2026 and the 2027 AFC Asian Cup.

In the game held this morning at the Bahrain National Football Stadium at Riffa, Bahrain defeated Nepal with 5-0. With this win, Bahrain posted its second victory in the second phase of the joint-qualifiers and has managed six points and second position.

Likewise, this is the third defeat of Nepal and is yet to collect point. Earlier, Nepal was defeated to UAE and Yemen in the Group ‘H’.

Mehdi Al-Humaidan, Syed Nasser, Ali Madan, Ibrahim Al-Khatal and Ismail Abdulatif scored one each goal for Bahrain.

Humaidan scored the first goal for Bahrain in the second minute of the game and Syed doubled to score in the ninth minute.

Likewise, Abdulatif scored the fifth goal for the team in a penalty shootout in the additional time of the second half of the match.

The UAE is in the first position in the Group ‘H’ with nine points while Yemen has collected three points with a win in three games played so far. #Nepal

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