SAFF Championship 2013 for Sept-Oct in Nepal

Football Association President Ali Azim has said that the next edition of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship from September 20th to October 2nd in Nepal.

In his twitter account, Azim announced that the decision was made in the SAFF executive committee meeting held in Kuala Lampur in a side event of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) executive committee this evening.

Earlier this year, the executive committee decided that Nepal would host the next edition of SAFF Championship.

In his twitter update, Azim said “..C’ship from 20 Sep to 2 Oct at Nepal n U16 SAFF C’ship on May 2013 in Goa”

Nepal hosted first SAFF Championship back in 1997 which India won defeating Maldives in the final.

The last edition of SAFF Men’s Championship was held at New Delhi, India where India lifted the trophy by beating Afghanistan.

Eight South Asian countries will take part in the prestigious event of SAARC region.

From: Maldivesoccer