Nepal U-15 head coach Sunil Shrestha has announced his final squad for the SAFF U15 Championship that is scheduled to be held in Kalyani, India this month.
The matches will be played in Kalyani Stadium from 21st to 31st August.
52 players from nationwide trails and selections were called in the initilal phase of the preparatory camp.
Shrestha is assisted by Raj Kumar K.C and goalkeeping coach Binod Maharjan.
“I think we have fair chance to win the championship but I won’t say that we are going to start as favorites. India is a bit tough opponent and we play them in our first match.”’
“The first match is going to be very crucial and we are sure to make it to the finals and win the championship,”
“We aim to win and the boys will get many things to learn from the championship,” said Shrestha to ANFA Media.
Nepal will take on India in the inaugural match of the championship.
Nepal’s next match will be on August 23 against Sri Lanka, followed by Bangladesh on August 27and against Bhutan on August 29.
The top two teams from the round robin stage will play the finals on August 31.
Goalkeepers: Ishwor Gurung, Manoj Dahal, Jenius K.C.
Defenders: Pragyan Maharjan, Abishek Waiba, Pramish Gurung, Ajay Chaudhary, Jan Limbu, Roshan Thapa.
Midfielders: Janme Jay Dhami, Nirajan Malla, Pradip Lamsal, Nitesh Shrestha, Ashim Rai, Bipin Tumsing Magar, Amir Hamid, Mohit Gurung, Nirajan Khattri, Anil Chaulagai.
Forwards: Krishan Adhikari Yadav, Krish Sapkota, Sugan Jimee, Sasank Bohora.