Nepali national football team left for Dhaka to play a friendly match with Bangladesh national football team on November 13 and 17. The friendly match will pave the way for the selection of the FIFA World Cup second round.
The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) had bid a farewell to the 34-member team at the Tribhuvan University International Airport on November 05, 2020.
The ANFA has selected eight new players for the 34-member team in place of regular national players who tested positive for COVID-19. In addition, national player Rohit Chand was also dropped from the team due to an injury.
|Main Players||Additional Players|
|Ajit Bhandari||Navayug Shrestha|
|Ananta Tamang||Pujan Uparkoti|
|Anjan Bista||Ranjit Dhimal|
|Arik Bista||Ravi Paswan|
|Bharat Khawas||Saroj Dahal|
|Bikas Khawas||Sesehang Aangdembe|
|Bikram Lama||Suvas Gurung|
|Bimal Rana||Sujal Shrestha|
|Bishal Shrestha||Suman Aryal|
|Darshan Gurung||Tej Tamang|
|Deep Karki||Tshering Gurung|
|George Prince Karki|
Bal Gopal Maharjan is the main coach, Kiran Shrestha is the assistant coach, and Bikas Malla is the goalkeeper trainer for Nepal.
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This will be the first match for Nepal against Bangladesh after the SAF Championship in 2018. In the match, Nepal had won over Bangladesh.
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