Nepal is playing its third-ever semi-final of SAFF Championship. Nepal has reached the semi-final of SAFF Championship back in 2011 and 2013. In both occasions, Nepal lost to Afghanistan with the same goal margin of 1-0.
Nepal is yet to taste the sweetness of playing in the final of SAFF Championship.
Nepal qualified as group winner of group A. Nepal won two and lost in the league match. Nepal scored a total of 7 goals with six different players. Bimal Gharti Magar is currently the top scorer of SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018.