Football Fans stuff Dasrath Stadium to watch Nepal-Afghanistan match

Nepal supporters queuing up to enter the Dasharath Stadium to watch the match between Nepal and Afghanistan on Sunday, September 08, 2013. Courtesy: SAFF Championship

KATHMANDU: Football fans have packed Dasrath Stadium as the Nepal is to take on Afghanistan in the first round of Semi Finals of the Eight SAFF Champions on Sunday.

Thousands of fans have stood up in the queue in front of the stadium as the match starts from 6.30 in the evening. All tickets for the ground has been sold. The All Nepal Football Association said that all the 18000 tickets were sold within a few hours in the morning.
Responding the surge in football craze after Nepal made into the semi finals, ANFA had increased ticket prices to Rs 1000 and Rs 500.