Nepal will play two friendly matches against Bangladesh on July 15 and 17, 2016.
The friendly matches are as part of the preparation for the upcoming AFC Solidarity Cup scheduled for November 2 to 11, 2016, according to All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).
National football team Head Coach Gyotoku Koji unveiled the final squad for the matches amidst a function at ANFA Complex on Friday, July 8, 2016.
The team is unveiled after a month-long training, according to ANFA.
The 21-player includes –
Goalkeepers: Kiran Kumar Limbu, Bikesh Kuthu and Bishal Shrestha
Defenders: Biraj Maharjan, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Ananta Tamang, Aditya Chaudhary, Jitendra Karki, DevendraTamang, Rabin Shrestha, Ranjit Dhimal and Man Bahadur Tamang
Midfielders: Sujal Shrestha, Bishal Rai, Rajendra Rawal, Anjan Bista and Suman Lama
Forwards: Nawayug Shrestha, Bharat Khawas, Ranjan Bista and Anil Gurung
Head Coach: Gyotoku Koji
Coach: Raju Kaji Shakya
GK Coach: Ujjwal Manandhar
The AFC Solidarity Cup is a proposed international football competition for Asian Football Confederation (AFC) member countries. The tournament was created following the termination of the AFC Challenge Cup.
The competition will feature - Nepal, Brunei, Macau, Mongolia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. This is the first edition of the tournament and the second in September 2020. However, the venue is yet to be decided.