Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Hosts Bangladesh smartly clinched the two-match Mujib Borsho FIFA International Series 1-0 after playing out a goalless draw with touring Nepal in the series-deciding 2nd match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Tuesday.

Bangladesh made a flying start in the two-match series, first of its kind in South Asia during Covid-19 pandemic, beating Nepal 2-0 in the first match last Friday, to taste their first victory over Himalayan nation after five years.

After winning series against upper ranked Nepal, Bangladesh, which are struggling in FIFA ranking, may have to wait for some good news from FIFA.

In the series, Bangladesh not only smartly returned to the international football after about ten months, but als...