Nepali U-16 national football team leaves for Jordan

Published On: September 12, 2019 02:36 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: A 31-member national football team including 23 players left for Jordan on Thursday to participate in the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifier.

Nepal is in Group A of the Championship to be organized in 2020. Along with Nepal, the hosts Jordan, Kuwait, Tajikistan and Sri Lanka are also in Group A.

Nepal is playing against Jordan on September 14 in the first match of the qualifier. Similarly, it will play against Kuwait in its second match on September 16, against Tajikistan in the third match on September 20 and Sri Lanka in the last match on September 22. 

The teams winning the qualifier round will secure their place in the second round. 

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Manoj Dahal, Jenius KC and Pathung Hang Nembang

Defenders: Ajaya Chaudhary, Abhisek Waiba, Jan Limbu, Roshan Thapa, Pragyan Maharjan, Promise Gurung and Aamir Hamid 

Mid-fielder: Nitesh Shrestha, Crystal Shakya, Janmejaya Dhami, Bipin Tumsing Magar, Mohit Gurungm, Nirajan Malla, Anil Chaulagain and Nirajan Khatri 

Strikers: Shashank Bohora, Sujan Jimi, Krishna Adhikari, Krish Sapkota and Dipesh Rai 

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