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ABHISHEK SUBEDI

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Jordan exploits Nepal’s defensive problems

Published On: October 17, 2019 12:28 PM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Yet another game and old problems repeats in Nepal national football team. The fact that Nepal lost 5-0 at the hands of Australia in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (AFC) was a lesson that it had a lot to do if it was to withstand the attacking superiority of the teams in its group. But, giving away the game with sloppy passing and very few attacking threats saw it get beaten 3-0 by Jordan on Tuesday.

Can Nepal improve against Chinese Taipei after a defensive debacle?

Published On: September 10, 2019 10:04 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: With a complete defensive fragility and poor execution of tactics saw Nepal national football team start its second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (AFC) with a 7-0 hammering from Kuwait, the team is planning to avoid repetition of the same mistakes and improve some aspects against the next opponent: Chinese Taipei.

Nepal fails to execute defensive tactics in seven-goal humiliation

Published On: September 7, 2019 08:33 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepal national football team suffered a disappointing 7-0 hammering from Kuwait, delivering a performance as poor as the score line suggests, in their first match of the second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (AFC) at Kuwait City on Thursday.

Will Nepal’s new football coach Kalin be able to deliver?

Published On: July 27, 2019 08:42 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

A bunch of international coaches have failed in the past

Pending issues abound as Nepal prepares to host SAG

Published On: July 23, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, July 23: The South Asian Games (SAG) that Nepal is set to host after rescheduling for three times has been the burning issue of Nepali sports at the moment.

Nepal suffers second defeat in three games under Johan Kalin

Published On: June 3, 2019 11:22 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3: Nepal suffered its second defeat in three games under head coach Johan Kalin as the side lost to lower-ranked side Malaysia 2-0 in a friendly football match in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday.

Priority is to build a good team: Head Coach Kalin

Published On: June 2, 2019 11:23 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KUALA LUMPUR, June 2: As Nepal national football team prepares to take on Malaysia at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in an international friendly match in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, Nepal’s head coach Johan Kalin wants to concentrate on building a good team for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers rather than only focusing on winning the game.

Five things that stood out at 8th National Games

Published On: April 27, 2019 09:41 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Eighth National Games ended on Wednesday with the departmental teams dominating the top three spots—not surprisingly—and the date and venue for the ninth edition of the tournament being announced.

Manang Marshyangdi suffers home defeat in first AFC Cup match

Published On: April 4, 2019 11:12 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, April 4: A-Division League champion Manang Marshyangdi Club made a poor start to its 2019 AFC Cup campaign suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Bangladesh’s Abahani Limited Dhaka in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

All-round performance vital in Attariya’s DPL win

Published On: February 26, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Dipendra Singh Airee-led CYC Attariya lifted the title of the third edition of Dhangadhi Premier League after a superb campaign with the team losing just one match in the tournament.

Manang crowned champion but fails to create history as winning streak ends in last match

Published On: January 9, 2019 11:17 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Manang Marshyangdi Club missed a glorious chance to create history in Nepali football of maintaining winning streak until the last as Friends Club defeated the already-declared champion 1-0 halting its winning run in the last round of the Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur on Tuesday.

Manang Marsyangdi closer to creating history

Published On: January 5, 2019 10:15 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League that adopted a bizarre no-relegation system is coming to its conclusion with seven matches to be played in four days in the 13th round of the tournament starting from Saturday.

Sankata defeats Three Star to secure second place; Manang one game away from creating history

Published On: January 3, 2019 11:36 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Three Star Club has suffered yet another setback losing its chance to finish second after being defeated 2-1 by Sankata Club in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

NRT, Machhindra held in 10-goal thriller; Army plays goalless draw with Jawalakhel

Published On: January 1, 2019 08:59 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Strugglers New Road Team and Machhindra Club were involved in the most outrageous game of the season as the bottom table clubs shared the spoils of a 5-5 draw in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur on Monday.

Commanding Army in contention for second place; Three Star given wake-up call after sluggish defeat

Published On: December 29, 2018 09:44 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: After Manang Marshyangdi Club secured the Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League title defeating Sankata Club 3-1, the battle for the second place has become more entertaining.

Manang clinches eighth A-Division League title with two games to spare

Published On: December 28, 2018 08:09 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Manang Marshyangdi Club has clinched the Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League with two games to spare, after defeating Sankata Club 3-1 taking its winning streak to 11 straight games in Lalitpur on Thursday.

Manang clinches eighth A-Division League title with two games to spare

Published On: December 28, 2018 04:25 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Manang Marshyangdi Club has clinched the Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League with two games to spare, after defeating Sankata Club 3-1 taking its winning streak to 11 straight games in Lalitpur on Thursday.

Himalayan moves fifth after thrashing Brigade, Jawalakhel beats Machhindra

Published On: December 27, 2018 10:22 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Himalayan Sherpa Club has moved up to the fifth place registering its fifth win of the season after thrashing struggler Brigade Boys Club 4-1 in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

Manang just a win away from A-Division title after win over Police

Published On: December 24, 2018 10:24 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Leader Manang Marshyangdi Club is just one game away from the title after a stubborn 1-0 win over departmental team Nepal Police Club in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur on Sunday.

Three Star, Sankata fail toreduce gap with Manang

Published On: December 23, 2018 10:59 AM NPT By: ABHISHEK SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: As Three Star Club played a goalless draw against Chyasal Youth Club in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Halchowk on Saturday, the title contender Three Star has failed to reduce the points gap with Manang Marshyangdi Club, which is leading the points table so far.