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2019-08-29

Kalin announces final squad for the match against Kuwait and Chinese Taipei

Nepal national football men’s team head coach Johan Kalin has announced his final squad for the match against Kuwait and Chinese Taipei of the Asian Qualifiers FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023.

Nepal will play Kuwait on September 5 in their opening Group B Qualifiers match.

Likewise, the team will challenge Chinese Taipei on September 10.

Biraj Maharjan was not a part of the team while Bimal Rana and Alan Neupane have also not been included.

Cutting two names, goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong and midfielder Rohit Chand replaces Neupane and Rana from his latest squad that travelled Malaysian to play Malaysian League champion Johor Darul Ta’Zim on August 26, 2019.

Final Squad:

Goalkeepers: Kiran Chemjong, Bikesh Kuthu, Bishal Shrestha

Defenders: Saroj Dahal, Ajit Bhandari, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Ananta Tamang, Devendra Tamang, Rajeen Dhimal, Suman Aryal

Midfielders: Sunil Bal, Ravi Paswan, Anjan Bista, Sujal Shrestha, Heman Gurung, Bikram Lama, Tej Tamang, Santosh Tamang, Bishal Rai, Rohit Chand

Forwards: Bimal Gharti Magar, Abishek Rijal, Nawayug Shrestha.

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2019-08-27

Nepal lose 1-0 to Malaysian Super League Champion

Nepal lose 1-0 to Johor Darul Ta'Zim FC in a friendly match at the Tan Sri Dato' Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium, Johor, Malaysia today in their build up game for the match against Kuwait on September 5 and against Chinese Taipei on September 10 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Competition.

JDT took the early lead on a goal by Nicolás Alberto Fernández in the 3rd minutes of the match. 

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2019-08-18

Futsal Committee calls 37 players in the training camp

The ANFA Futsal committee on Sunday has announced the preliminary 37-men futsal players for the upcoming AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Qualifiers.

The Qualifiers is set to be held in IR Iran from 23-25 October, 2019.

In the qualifiers, Nepal has been grouped with Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.

Eleven Futsal Level 1 certificate holding coaches selected the players from 5-days nationwide trails and selection procedure that was held in Bhatbateni Health Club, Chhuchepati. 

The ANFA Futsal Committee also has appointed Bishnu Gurung and Gaurab Basnet as the head coach and coach of the National Futsal team.

“ Only fit players will be given priority and hence the players will go under YOYO test after we start camp for the players,”’ said ANFA FUTSAL Committee Co-coordinator Dawa Lama.

“We have added five players in the option as the players are currently training with the National U23 team for the South Asian Games (SAG),” added Lama.

Preliminary Squad:

Sumit Ale, Netra Bahadur Shrestha, Anish Shrestha, Rabi Chandra Thapa, Nabin Lama, Aadil Hamid, Bijaya Shrestha, Binod Gurung, Aashish Lama, Amit Lama, Dipesh Ghale, Nirmal Gurung, Avaya Rana, Bijaya Gurung, Aashish Kapali, Sandip Karki, Bishwojit Rai, Alik Tamang, Jenish Prajapati, Mani Lama, Saroj Tamang, Prabesh Joshi, Dipesh Shrestha, Rupesh Chettri, Krijal Khadka, Urjen Sherpa, Rafi Maharjan, Manish Sedai, Mishan Lama, Sanjay Rajbahak, Bijay Bohara, Himshail GC.

Optional Players:

Manoj Tamang, Suraj Gurung, Bijay Shrestha, Aruj Singh and Sushan Shrestha.

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2019-08-16

Head Coach, Johan Kalin announced a 23-member squad for the friendly

Nepal Men’s National Team Head Coach, Johan Kalin on Friday announced a 23-member squad for the upcoming friendly with Johor Darul Ta’ Zim FC, Malaysian Super League Champion, on August 26, 2019.

The match will serve as the final preparation for the match against Kuwait on September 5 and against Chinese Taipei on September 10 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Competition /AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers. The match will be played at Pasar Gudang Stadium in Johar City, Malaysia,

Here’s the squad:

Goalkeepers: Bikesh Kuthu, Alan Neupane, Bishal Shrestha

Defenders: Saroj Dahal, Ajit Bhandari, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Ananta Tamang, Devendra Tamang, Rajeen Dhimal, Suman Aryal

Midfielders: Sunil Bal, Ravi Paswan, Anjan Bista, Sujal Shrestha, , Heman Gurung, Bikram Lama, Tej Tamang, Santosh Tamang, Bishal Rai

Forward: Bimal Gharti Magar, Bimal Rana, Abishek Rijal, Nawayug Shrestha.

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