KATHMANDU: Nepal and Kuwait played a goalless draw in the first of the two friendly matches at the Al Shabab Stadium on Thursday night.

Nepal goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong made a series of brilliant save to earn a draw in the first match of coach Johan Kalin, who took over the national side from March. Ajit Bhandari, Ravi Paswan, Bimal Rana, Santosh Tamang and Suraj BK made their national team debut from the match. The second match is on March 25.