Nepal has qualified to the AFC U-16 Championship as fourth best runner-up on Sunday, September 20, 2015.
Nepal got lucky to enter the final round of the Championship after host Kyrgyzstan defeated Jordan 4-1 in the last match of Group B today evening.
Nepal is listed at the bottom 16 position in the final round of the Championship.
The qualified nations includes - India, Uzbekistan, Oman, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kuwait, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Australia, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, UAE and Nepal.
Nepal is the only country from South Asia to qualify for the Championship after India. India is the host of the Championship.
Nepal had lost to Oman 3-1 in its vital match under Group B of AFC U-16 Qualifiers held in Bishkek of Kyrgyzstan today.
Nepal had defeated Jordan 2-1 in its inaugural match on Wednesday and defeated host Kyrgyzstan 4-2 on Friday in the previous matches.
Meanwhile, Oman advanced to the final round as Group winner.