Nepal is under pressure to win today's game to maintain their chances of being selected in the Asian Cup. However, Nepal, which is in Group F, will not only have to win today's game for selection, but will also have to rely on the game between the Philippines and Hong Kong.
Nepal had lost 2-1 to the Philippines in the first match. Hong Kong, which has played 14 Asian Cups, is ranked 76th in the FIFA rankings. Nepal is ranked in 101.