Nepali National Football team has been announced for a friendly match against Bangladesh.
The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) announced the 25-member Nepali team on Wednesday.
ANFA has announced a 25-member team out of 34 players called for training.
In which midfielder Rohit Chand is not in the team. Rohit is out of the team due to injury during training. Similarly, seven other players will not go to Bangladesh due to infected by Coronavirus.
However, for the first time, eight players have been named in the squad announced by ANFA.
Dilen Loktan, Pujan Uparkoti, Seshehang Aangdengbe, Bikas Khawas, Arik Bista, Darshan Gurung, Deep Karki and Tshring Gurung are in the team for the first time.
Nepal will play two friendly matches against Bangladesh on October 12 and November 15.
Nepal will play against Bangladesh under the coaching of Bal Gopal Maharjan.
As head coach Johan Kalin is in Sweden, ANFA has given Mr. Maharjan the responsibility of looking after the team.
According to ANFA, Kalin was not allowed to return to Nepal after the Swedish government tightened his visit due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Kiran Shrestha is the assistant coach of the team and Bikas Malla is the goalkeeper coach.
Nepal, which is playing the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, is going to play a friendly game in preparation.
Nepal has not played against Bangladesh after the clean championship.
Nepal had defeated Bangladesh 2-0 in the group stage of SAFF held in Dhaka in August 2075 BS.
Ajit Bhandari, Ananta Tamang, Anjan Bista, Arik Bista, Bharat Khawas, Bikas Khawas, Bikram Lama, Bimal Rana, Bishal Shrestha, Darshan Gurung, Deep Karki, Dilen Loktan, George Prince Karki, Kiran Chemjong, Nawayug Shrestha, Pujan Uparkoti, Ranjit Dhimal, Ravi Paswan, Saroj Dahal, Seshehang Aangdengbe, Subash Gurung, Sujal Shrestha, Suman Aryal, Tej Tamang, Tshring Gurung.
The Nepali National Football Team is leaving for a friendly match against Bangladesh today. 34-member Nepali team including 25 players will leave for Bangladesh in the morning.
According to the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), the Nepali team will leave for Bangladesh at 9:45 am. ANFA has already bid farewell to the Nepali team on Wednesday.