Nepal and Maldives are playing each other in the first semifinal of SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018. Nepal is the group topper of Group A whereas Maldives is the runner-up from Group B.
In the championship so far, Nepal has scored seven goals in three group matches. The Maldives are yet to score a goal in this championship.
|1st Semi-final||12 September 2018||3:45 pm||Nepal||vs||Maldives|
|2nd Semi-final||12 September 2018||6:45 pm||India||vs||Pakistan|
These two South Asian counterparts had played a total of 16 times with the Maldives having the better of Nepal. The Maldives had won 7 times while Nepal had won only 5 times with 4 games ending in the draw.
|18 Sep 1984||Nepal v Maldives||W||4-0|
|30 Sep 1984||Nepal v Maldives||W||4-0|
|20 Oct 1989||Nepal v Maldives||D||0-0|
|24 Dec 1991||Maldives v Nepal||L||1-0|
|19 Dec 1995||Nepal v Maldives||W||1-0|
|20 Oct 1998||Maldives v Nepal||D||0-0|
|27 Apr 1999||Maldives v Nepal||L||3-2|
|01 May 1999||Maldives v Nepal||L||2-0|
|02 Oct 1999||Nepal v Maldives||W||2-1|
|15 Jan 2003||Nepal v Maldives||L||2-3|
|05 Jun 2008||Maldives v Nepal||L||4-1|
|05 Dec 2009||Maldives v Nepal||D||1-1|
|02 Dec 2011||Maldives v Nepal||D||1-1|
|10 Mar 2012||Maldives v Nepal||L||1-0|
|23 Aug 2012||Maldives v Nepal||L||2-1|
|19 Jan 2016||Maldives vs Nepal||W||1-4|