Sport is about excitement. Yet, it is also about monotony. The continuous quest for results and statistics make it boring, at times.
When Nepal faced India in the final of Women’s SAFF Cup 2012, we wanted a break in monotony. Having lost 2 finals to India already – both in 2010, in SAG and SAFF Cup – the fans wanted winner’s cup this time. And Nepali eves almost achieved it, getting the lead in the third minute of the match itself. However, the monotony of the sport prevailed, quashing all the hopes. Nepali women’s team had to be content with the status of runners-up, yet again. The tryst with the title had come after Nepali side scoring 23 goals, and conceding only one.