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AFC Asian Cup Qualification: Nepal playing against UAE

11 November 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Nepal’s national football team is set to compete against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup Joint Qualification on November 16.

Nepali team head coach Vincenzo Alberto Annese has announced the 23-member squad for the match.

However, experienced defender Ananta Tamang, who sustained an injury during a practice match, has been excluded from the team. Similarly, Nepal will encounter Yemen at Dashrath Stadium in Kathmandu on November 21.

Nepal, the UAE, Bahrain, and Yemen belong to Group ‘H’ in the FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup 2027 qualifiers’ second round.

In the first round of qualification, Nepal secured its position in the second round by defeating Laos.

Kiran Kumar Limbu, Deep Karki, Abhishek Baral, Sanish Shrestha, Rohit Chand, Anjan Rai, Ashish Chaudhary, Amrit Shrestha, Eric Bista, and Chhiring Lama are the players set to play against UAE.

Likewise, the team also includes Yogesh Gurung, Laken Limbu, Utsav Rai, Kritish Ratna Chhunju, Manish Dangi, Sesehang Angdembe, Nishan Hamal, Anjan Bist, Ayush Ghalan, Gillespye Jung Karki, Hisub Thapaliya, Sanjeeb Bista, and Rajesh Pariyar.

Publish Date : 11 November 2023 19:16 PM

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