Nepal to face Kyrgyz

KATHMANDU: Nepali youth team will take on hosts Kyrgyzstan in their opening match of the AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers at the Dolen Omurzakov Stadium in Bishkek on Tuesday.

Nepal are in Group A along with hosts Kyrgyzstan, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Nepal will play their second match against Bahrain on November 2 before taking on the UAE two days later.

Nepal will end the campaign with a match against Oman on November 8. The 41 participating countries have been divided into 10 pools and all the group winners along with five best runners-up will earn berths in finals along with hosts Indonesia.