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Rohit Chand to captain Nepal for football friendly with Pakistan

File: Rohit Chand
File: Rohit Chand

Kathmandu, November 13

Defender Rohit Chand will lead the Nepal team during the football friendly with Pakistan to be held in Kathmandu this Wednesday.

Suresh Sah, the spokesperson of the Nepal football-governing body All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), says the squad selection committee proposed Chand as the campaign and ANFA endorsed it.

Regular captain Kiran Kumar Limbu, the team’s most favoured goalkeeper, did not provide time to play for the national team this time as he is in India playing the I-League for RoundGlass Punjab FC, it has been learned.

Here is the final squad the football-governing body announced for the Pakistan friendly:

  • Goalkeepers: Bishal Shrestha, Deep Karki, Bikesh Kuthu
  • Defenders: Rohit Chand, Ananta Tamang, Bikash Tamang, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Bikash Khawas, Gautam Shrestha, Nishan Khadka
  • Midfielders: Tej Tamang, Sesehang Angdembe, Suraj Jeu Thakuri, Pujan Uparkoti, Arik Bista, Aawash Lamichhane
  • Forwards: Anjan Bista, Bimal Gharti Magar, Nawayug Shrestha, Ayush Ghalan, Sunil Bal, Ritik Khadka, Sujal Shrestha

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