Football schedule and fixtures announced: South Asian Games 2019.

Posted by Khel Naya | 29/11/2019.

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The 2019 South Asian Games are set to commence in Kathmandu-Pokhara, Nepal, from 1st December 2019 and will finish up on the 10th December 2019. The football occasion for the men will start on 2nd December while the women’s occasion begins on the 3rd of December. 

Men’s competition will happen at the Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu while the ladies will contend at the Pokhara Rangasala, Pokhara. 

Men’s Football was presented at the South Asian Games since the debut version in 1984. which was held in Nepal too. Since the 2004 South Asian Games held in Pakistan, the men’s opposition has been limited to players matured under 23 with three over-matured players permitted in each squad. This is a similar example as is trailed by the Summer Olympics and the Asian Games. Ladies’ football has been presented at the South Asian Games since the 2010 version held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Since the commencement of the South Asian Games football, Pakistan has been the best country with five gold awards in the Men’s occasion. The Indian ladies’ football crew has won both the gold decorations at the South Asian Games releases (2010 and 2016) up until now.

Here is the schedule for Football at the South Asian Games 2019.

All timings are as per Indian Standard Time (IST)

Men’s Football Schedule

(Venue – Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu)

2nd December 2019 – Monday

13:00 – Bangladesh v Bhutan

17:00 – Sri Lanka v Maldives

3rd December 2019 – Tuesday

13:00 – Bhutan v  Nepal

17:00 – Maldives v Bangladesh

4th December 2019 – Wednesday

17:00 – Nepal  v Sri Lanka

5th December 2019 – Thursday

13:00 – Bhutan v Maldives

17:00 – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

6th December 2019 – Friday

17:00 – Nepal  v Maldives

7th December 2019 – Saturday

17:00 – Sri Lanka v Bhutan

8th December 2019 – Sunday

17:00 – Nepal  v Bangladesh

Gold Medal Match – 10th December 2019 – Tuesday

17:00 – Group Winner vs Group Runner-up

Women’s Football Schedule 

(Venue – Pokhara Rangasala, Pokhara)

3rd December 2019

Nepal  v Sri Lanka

India v Maldives

5 December 2019

Sri Lanka v India

Maldives v  Nepal

7 December 2019

Maldives v Sri Lanka

India v  Nepal

Gold medal match – 10th December 2019

Group Winner v Group Runner Up

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