Nepal National Team Concludes UK Tour with a Defeat to England C – South Asia Time

Nepal National Team Concludes UK Tour with a Defeat to England C

 May 6, 2024  

London — The Nepal national football team wrapped up their Army FA-hosted UK tour with a spirited match against England C at the EBB Stadium in Aldershot. Despite putting up a valiant effort, Nepal fell short, succumbing to a 2-0 defeat against a formidable English side.

Goals from Nicke Kabamba and Callum Stead secured the victory for England C, showcasing the talent of the best English players outside of the Football League. Even after conceding two goals, Nepal improved in the second half. Nepal’s forwards Gillespie Jung Karki and Sanjeev Bista made some good moves but could not score.

The final score stood at 2-0 in favor of England C, marking a challenging end to Nepal’s overseas journey.

The match, attended by a crowd of 5560 enthusiastic fans, served as a testament to the historical friendship between Nepal and the UK. It was a significant event, symbolizing the enduring bond between the two nations.

This encounter followed Nepal’s earlier fixture, a hard-fought 0-0 draw against the British Army, which set the stage for the main event of their UK tour.
Despite the defeat, the Nepal national team demonstrated resilience and sportsmanship throughout their time in the UK, fostering goodwill and strengthening the longstanding friendship between Nepal and the UK.
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