National men's team head coach Abdullah Almutairi has reduced his squad to 25 leaving out goalkeeper Arpan Karki, Shisir Lekhi and Abhishek Rijal.
The national team is currently in closed camp training in Pokhara preparing for upcoming India friendlies and SAFF Championship.
Nepal will play against India in two friendly on September 2 and 5 at Dasharath Stadium. The SAFF Championship is scheduled to begin from October 1.
25 member squad: Kiran Kumar Limbu (GK), Deep Karki (GK), Bishal Shrestha (GK), Bikesh Kuthu (GK), Aashish Lama, Ananta Tamang, Anjan Bista, Ayush Ghalan, Bishal Rai, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Gautam Shrestha, Kamal Thapa, Manish Dangi, Nawayug Shrestha, Nitin Thapa, Pujan Uperkoti, Rajan Gurung, Rohit Chand, Santosh Tamang, Sujal Shrestha, Suman Aryal, Suman Lama, Sunil Bal, Suraj Jeu Thakuri, Tej Tamang