Kathmandu: The SAFF Championship Football tournament will be held next year in Bangladesh. It will take place in Dhaka from September 4 to 15,2018, the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) said.
The championship is organized by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF). The national teams of the countries in the South Asia region take part in the championship held every two years.
Although the championship was to take place in this month as decided in 2016, SAFF changed the date.
The championship is getting delayed nearly by one year since the 11th SAFF Championship held in India in 2015.
Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Pakistan and Maldives will compete in the championship. This is the third time SAFF Championship is taking place in Bangladesh. Bangladesh hosted the championship in 2003 and 2009.