Coach Vincenzo to conduct third tactical training on May 17

National men's team Vincenzo Alberto Annese will conduct third tactical training on May 17.

Thirty-one players have been called up by coach Annese to take part in the training. Two similar trainings were conducted on April 14 and May 1 to prepare the national team for the SAFF Championship.


Machhindra Football Club: Devendra Tamang, Pujan Uperkoti, Bimal Gharti Magar

Royal Blue Satdobato Youth Club: Sudip Gurung, Dipak Raj Singh Thakuri

Tribhuvan Army Football Club: Nawayug Shrestha, Gillespye Jung Karki, Dinesh Henjan, Bimal Panday

Three Star Club: Dipesh Gurung, Laken Limbu, Bikram Lama

Jawalakhel Youth Club: Anish Deula (GK), Simanta Thapa

Manang Marsyangdi Club: Dip Karki (GK), Aashish Gurung

API Power Church Boys United: Ananta Tamang, Arik Bista, Anjan Bista, Aashish Chaudhary, Sushil Shah

Sankata Club: Nishant Khadka, Ayush Ghalan, Manish Dangi

Friends Club: Anjal Maharjan

APF Football Club: Sanish Shrestha, Nabin Lama, Mani Kumar Lama, Avash Lamichhane

RG Punjab FC: Kiran Kumar Limbu (GK)

Persik Kediri: Rohit Chand

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Machhindra into top three after defeating Three Star, Army defeat API Power Church Boys

Machhindra Football Club defeated Three Star Club to overtake them and move to third in the table of the Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2023 on Saturday.

In the match at Chyasal Stadium, Yuta Suzuki scored the only goal for Machhindra in the win. A shot from Afeez Olawale Oladipo was parried away by Three Star goalkeeper Purna Chemjong into's Suzuki's path who tucked the ball into the net.

The victory means Machhindra are into the top three spot for the first time this league with 27 points.

API Power Church Boys United lost 1-0 to Tribhuvan Army Football Club and failed to restore the three point lead at the top. Gillespye Jung Karki's only goal in the 43rd minute gave Army the win at Dasharath Stadium.

The win would have taken Church Boys above leaders Jawalakhel Youth Club but are now second due to inferior head-to-head difference to the leaders.

Royal Blue Satdobato Youth Club defeated APF Football Club 3-0 in the third game of the day. William Asiedu gave Satdobato the lead in the 13th minute before a brace from Dipak Raj Singh Thakuri sealed the win.

Thakuri scored his first in the 36th minute and added his second in the 77th minute.

The victory propelled Satdobato to fourth in the table as the 17th round of the league concluded.

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NRT defeat Khumaltar in thriller, Police out of bottom zone after Sankata Victory

New Road Team came from 2-0 down to defeat FC Khumaltar 3-2 in the Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2023 on Friday.

In the final match of the day at Dasharath Stadium, Stephane Samir Binong and Rajiv Lopchan gave Khumaltar the two-cushion lead inside the 40th minute. Binong scored the team's first in the 32nd minute and Lopchan added another seven minutes later.

NRT, however, had the final say with Bikram Dhimal and Lalnunzama scored twice in two minutes before Nicolas Serge Song wrapped up the points.

Dhimal pulled one back in the 62nd minute and Lalnunzama scored another two minutes later. Song completed the comeback with the team's third goal in the 84th minute.

Nepal Police Club defeated Sankata Club 2-1 to climb out of the relegation zone in the first match of the day. Moses Gyabaah Twum gave Police the lead in the eighth minute before Nishan Khadka levelled the game in the 23rd minute.

Muhammed Ashiq Shoukathali scored the winning goal for Police in the 79th minute to complete the victory. Police now have 19 points, level with Friends Club but above them due to super head-to-head difference.

The second match of the day at ANFA Complex between Himalayan Sherpa Club and Manang Marsyangdi Club ended in 1-1 draw. Nirajan Dhami gave Manang the lead in the 14th minute with Abayomi Oluwaseun Fakunle levelling for Sherpa in the 36th.

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Jawalakhel return to top with win over Friends Club

Jawalakhel Youth Club returned to the top of the table with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Friends Club in the Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2023 on Thursday.

In the match at Chyasal Stadium, Jawalakhel's foreign recruits Nkoto Synous Masoabi's brace and Fode Fofana and Rahul Rahul goals helped them to the win.

Rahul put Jawalakhel ahead in the 21st minute before Masoabi doubled the advantage six minutes later. After a 2-0 first half lead, Masoabi scored his second from the spot in the 64th minute. Shyam Babu Kyapchhki pulled one back but any comeback chances were all but over when substitute Fode Fofana scored in the second minute of added time.

The win means Jawalakhel have 30 points having played a game more than Church Boys United. Church Boys can restore their points advantage when they play Tribhuvan Army Football Club in the afternoon match on May 13 at Dasharath Stadium.

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