Kathmandu, October 1
Nepal’s football team, which will take on Australia in the second round of World Cup 2022 Asian Qualifiers, have been announced. National team coach Johan Kalin announced the 23-member team.
Nepal will play Australia on October 10 and Jordan on October 15.
Nepal have been drawn with Kuwait, Australia, Chinese Taipei and Jordan. They have won one and lost one game so far. In their first group match, Nepal lost to Kuwait 7-0. However, they did bounce back beating Chinese Taipei 2-0 at their own home ground.
Coach Kalin says he he hopes to bring positive results from both the matches.
Goalkeepers – Kiran Chemjong, Bikesh Kuthu and Bishal Shrestha
Defenders – Ananta Tamang, Devendra Tamang, Suman Aryal, Ajit Bhandari, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Saroj Dahal and Ranjeet Dhimal
Midfielders – Sujal Shrestha, Bishal Rai, Bikram Lama, Santosh Tamang, Sunil Bal, Anjan Bista, Heman Gurung, Tej Tamang, Rohit Chand and Ravi Paswan
Forwards – Bimal Gharti Magar, Nawayug Shrestha and Abhishek Rijal