The closed-camp training of the Nepal National Team is beginning from Wednesday, 8th February in preparation for the upcoming AFC Challenge Cup 2012 - Final. In the second round of selection 25 players have been short listed. Thirty-six players were initially selected for the training, while 28 players from among them were shortlisted for the first phase of training on February 2. The final squad will be announced shortly. AFC Challenge Cup-2012 begins on 8th March 2012 in Kathmandu.
The selected 25 Players are as follows:
Goalkeepers: Kiran Kumar Limbu, Bikash Malla, Ritesh Thapa
Defenders: Sagar Thapa, Sandip Rai, Rohit Chand, Rabin Shrestha, Biraj
Maharjan, Sabindra Shrestha, Dipak Bhusal, Jeetendra Karki
Midfielders: Raju Tamang, Nirajan Khadka, Bhola Silwal, Bijay Gurung, Parbat Pandey, Tek Bahadur Budhathoki, Tanka Basnet, Nawayug Shrestha
Forwards: Bharat Khawas, Anil Gurung, Santosh Sahukhala, Jumanu Rai, Ganesh Lawati, Sujal Shrestha