Maldives has been placed along with India and Sri Lanka in the upcoming SAFF Championship 2018. The draw of regional tournament was held this morning at Dhaka, Bangladesh who will host the tournament in September 2018.
Maldives, Sri Lanka and India are in group B while, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan are in group A. Afghanistan who previously participated the SAFF Championship will no longer feature in the tournament as they are now in placed in the AFC Asean Region.
Winners and runners-up of each group will advance to the semifinal. Maldives will face Sri Lanka in the opening game of Group B on 5th September 2018. Maldives will face India on 7th September.
Semi Finals of the tournament will be played on 11th September and Final match is scheduled to take place on 14th of September.