Regular goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Head Coach Johan Kalin has called a preliminary 31-man squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 & AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers match against Australia.
Nepal will host Australia in the second leg match at the Dashrath Stadium on March 31, 2020.
Regular goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong, Abhishek Rijal, Rohit Chand and Santosh Tamang have been left out from the team.
Bikesh Kuthu, Bishal Shrestha, Alan Neupane, Rajeen Dhimal, Suman Aryal, Amit Tamang, Saroj Dahal, Ajit Bhandari, Tshiring Gurung, Bikash Khawas, Ananta Tamang, Devendra Tamang, Dilen Loktan, Bishal Rai ‘B’ and Sesehang Angdembe have been named in the squad.
Likewise, Tej Tamang, Bikram Lama, Subash Gurung, Mikchen Tamang, Pujan Uparkoti, Arik Bista, Sujal Shrestha, Ravi Paswan, Sunil Bal, Anjan Bista, George Prince Karki, Darshan Gurung, Bharat Khawas, Nawayug Shrestha, Asish Lama and Bimal Rana have been named in the preliminary squad.