The final 23- player Nepal U16 squad to play in the upcoming AFC U16 Championship 2020 Qualifiers has been announced.
Nepal will begin its U16 Championship campaign on September 14 when it takes hosts Jordan.
Nepal will play its second match against Kuwait on September 16, against Tajikistan on September 20 and against Sri Lanka on September 22.
Three players- goalkeeper Ishwor Gurung, midfielder Pradip Lamsal and Ashim Rai- are exclusions from the squad that travelled India for the SAFF U15 Championship weeks ago.
Head coach Sunil Shrestha have included Patthunghang Nembang, Crystal Shakya and Dipesh Rai in the team.
“The squad has been through extensive trainings and competition opportunity (SAFF U15 Championship). The boys had exposure in India and we are looking forward to the challenge of taking of best in the Qualifiers,’ said head coach Shrestha in the after announcing the squad.
Goalkeepers: Manoj Dahal, Jineyas KC, Patthunghang Nembang
Defenders: Ajay Chaudhary, Abishek Waiba, Jan Limbu, Roshan Thapa, Pragyan Maharjan, Pramish Gurung, Aamir Hamid
Midfielders: Nitesh Shrestha, Crystal Shakya, Janme Jay Dhami, Bipin Tumsing Magar, Mohit Gurung, Nirajan Malla, Anil Chaulagain, Nirajan Khatri
Forwards: Sashank Bohora, Sugam Jimee, Krishna Adhikari Yadav, Krish Sapkota, Dipesh Rai