KATHMANDU, April 29: Iraq will host a friendly football match against Nepal at Basra International Stadium on May 29.
The friendly was confirmed on Thursday, according to the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).
Nepali national team had played three times against Iraq. Nepal had, however, lost to Iraq in all three occasions. The latest match was played in April, 2001 when Iraq defeated Nepal 4-2 in the World Cup Qualifiers.
The friendly match against Iraq will be followed by the second round of World Cup Qualifiers against Chinese Taipei on June 3, against Jordan on June 7 and against Australia on June 11.These three matches will be played in Kuwait.