Meghraj KC has been appointed as the head coach of U-20 national team upon the recommendation of the ANFA Technical Committee.
KC a former head coach of Satdobato Youth Club, Three Star Club is a popular household name in Nepali football.
Speaking to ANFA Media, KC said the focus for now will be on the SAFF U-20 Championship to be held in India from July 25 to August 3. "Only after that we can look forward to the AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers," said KC.
Nepal will play its first match of the SAFF U-20 Championship against Maldives on July 25. Their second match against Sri Lanka on July 27 followed by India on the 31st. Nepal's final group match will be against Bangladesh on August 2.
The national U-20 side have also been drawn alongside Qatar, Bahrain, Bangladesh and Bhutan in the AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers to be held from September 10 to 18 in Bahrain.
Nepal will play its first match against Bhutan on September 10 and second match against Qatar on September 12. The third match will be against Bahrain on September 14 and fourth against Bangladesh on September 18.
The selection for the U-20 side will be held in ANFA Complex from June 4 to June 7.