Nepal to face Laos in preliminary stage of 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers « Khabarhub
Saturday, July 13th, 2024

Nepal to face Laos in preliminary stage of 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers


28 July 2023  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s national football team is gearing up to compete against Laos in the preliminary selection for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

The draw for the Asian qualifiers was held at the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Nepal has been drawn to play against Laos in the playoff stage.

The matches between Nepal and Laos will take place in Laos in October. The first leg is scheduled for October 12, followed by the second leg on October 17.

Both teams will be vying for a spot in the second round of the qualifiers, with the victorious team progressing to the next stage.

Among the 36 teams participating in this preliminary round, the top 26 teams have already secured their spots for the second round.

The remaining 10 teams, including the winner of the Nepal-Laos playoff, will be divided into 9 groups of 4 teams each.

In the subsequent stage, the winners and runners-up of all groups will advance to the third round of the World Cup qualifiers, securing an opportunity to participate in the AFC Asian Cup 2027.

Football fans from both nations are eagerly awaiting the exciting matches between Nepal and Laos, as both teams strive to make their mark on the international stage and inch closer to the ultimate dream of playing in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Publish Date : 28 July 2023 07:12 AM

UML Chairman KP Oli to be appointed as PM on Sunday

KATHMANDU: President Ram Chandra Paudel is set to appoint CPN-UML

Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the

UML Chair Oli submits Prime Ministerial claim with NC’s support

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli, supported by Nepali Congress, submitted

UML Chair Oli stakes claim for Prime Minister post with Nepali Congress support

KATHMANDU: Following Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s failure to secure

Trishuli Bus Accident: Buses and passengers missing, search and rescue operations postponed

KATHMANDU: The whereabouts of two buses and their passengers, swept