Maldives U-23 lose by whisker in tournament semi-final

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Ricki Herbert’s Maldives U-23 side have headed home from India after failing by the narrowest of margins at the South Asian Games in India. Having reached the semi-finals of the tournament, the Maldivians lost to Nepal 4-3 in extra time and then the side were beaten in the play-off for third place at tournament, losing 7-6 on penalties to Bangladesh.