Tag: Nepal football

10 goals in 50 matches: Nepal football team’s skipper Anil Gurung retires

Kathmandu, November 14 Nepal’s national football team’s captain Anil Gurung retired on Tuesday immediately after his 50th match as a member of the national team. While playing as a national player for 10 years, Gurung scored 10 goals. Gurung had got the chance to lead the team after senior team members including then captain Sagar […]

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Nepal squad announced for Philippines clash

Kathmandu, November 13 The All Nepal Football Association on Monday announced a 23-member squad for a match against Philippines to be played tomorrow under the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers. Skipper Anil Gurung has made a comeback to the team. It will be Gurung’s 50th match from the national team. He has already announced to retire […]

AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers: Nepal lose opening match to Kyrgyzstan

Kathmandu, October 31 Nepal faced a 0-2 defeat to Kyrgyzstan in the opening match held under the 2018 AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers. In the match held at the Dolen Omurzakov Stadium at Bishkek, Nepal conceded the first goal in the 21st minute and the second one in the additional time in the second half from […]

AFC recognises efforts of Nepal Police against match fixing

Kathmandu, October 13 The Asian Football Confederation has recognised the efforts made by Nepal Police against match fixing. The Metropolitan Crime Division has been feted for its anti-match fixing investigations in 2015 and 2016. AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John welcomed then chief of the Division, Sarbendra Khanal and his colleague Sudip Raj Pathak of […]

Nepal’s football squad for Japan tour announced

Kathmandu, August 1 The All Nepal Football Association on Tuesday announced the final squad to visit Japan for preparations for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifier against Tajikistan scheduled for September 5. The team will leave for Tokyo on August 11. The squad consists of 24 players. Most of them had played against Yemen in […]

Nepal squad for AFC U-23 Qualifiers flying to UAE Thursday

Kathmandu, July 12 Sports officials on Wednesday saw off the Nepal U-23 football team that will leave for the United Arab Emirates on Thursday to participate in the AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers. National Sports Council Member-Secretary Keshav Kumar Bista and All Nepal Football Association President Narendra Shrestha among others handed over the national flag to […]