India has booked its place in the finals by defeating the Maldives with a score of 3-1 on Wednesday. While Nepal booked its position on the same day with a draw of 1-1 against Bangladesh. This will be Nepal's first SAFF finals.
India is at the top of the chart with 2 wins and 2 draws scoring a total of 8 points while Nepal is at the second with 2 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 7 points in total.
India is considered the strongest team in the SAAF Championship.