ANFA announces squad for AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers against Tajikistan
KATHMANDU: The All Nepal Football Association on Wednesday announced a 23-member squad for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifier against Tajikistan at Dushanbe on October 10.
National team head coach Gyotoku Koji selected 23-member team for away fixture against Tajikistan.
Nepal languishes at the bottom of the table with a solitary point.
Earlier, Nepal faced 4-1 away defeat against the Philippines, 2-1 home defeat against Tajikistan and played 1-1 home draw against Yemen.
Nepal need to beat Tajikistan to keep their hope alive of qualifying into the next round of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 to be held in UAE.
Goalkeepers: Alan Neupane, Bikesh Kuthu and Kiran Kumar Limbu
Defenders: Debendra Tamang, Biraj Maharjan, Anant Tamang, Jitendra Karki, Aditya Chaudhary, Kamal Shrestha, Rajendra Rawal and Dinesh Jajbanshi
Midfielders: Rohit Chand, Sunil Bal, Bishal Rai, Hemant Thapa Magar, Sujal Shresthaa, Heman Gurung, Bikram Lama.
Strikers: Bharat Khawas, Bimal Gharti Magar, Jeorge Prince Karki, Nawa Yug Shrestha and Anjan Bista
Head Coach: Gyotoku Koji