Nawayug Shrestha notches is third Hatrick for Nepali team as Nepal beat Maldives 4-3 in a thrilling encounter for a place in final.
Nepal were comfortable with 2-0 lead in the first half. However, Maldives came back into the game to make it 2-2.
And in the closing minutes of second half of additional extra time, Maldives took the lead and Nepal was down to 10 man from 80th minute. It saw impossible for Nepal to comeback in the game with 10 man but surprisingly, Nepal scored 2 goals in last 5 minutes of the game to make their way to final.
Anjan Bista had scored the first goal for Nepal. It was Nawayug’s third hat trick for Nepali team in his 11 appearances.
Now, Nepal will play India for gold medal on 15th february.