Final Squad for Philippines clash announced

Mar 17, 2017 - The final squad for the first match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers has been announced at the ANFA Complex on Friday.

The 20 member final squad comprised of 3 Goalkeepers, 7 Defenders, 6 Midfielders and 4 Forwards was selected from the 27 members shortlist announced a week ago.

From the shortlist of 27 players, Suman Lama, Devendra Tamang, Alan Neupane, Anil Gurung, Rajendra Rawal, Man Bahadur Tamang and Bimal Basnet weren't included in the squad.

Nepal will take on the Philippines in the first match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers on 28 March 2017. The match will be played at Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila, Philippines.

The final squad is as follows:

AFC ASIAN CUP 2019 QUALIFIERS

Final Squad

Match 1 vs Philippines [28/02/2017]

S.No.

Name

Position

1

BIKESH KUTHU

GK

2

KIRAN KUMAR LIMBU

GK

3

BISHAL SHRESTHA

GK

4

RABIN SHRESTHA

DF

5

BIRAJ MAHARJAN

DF

6

ANANTA TAMANG

DF

7

ADITYA CHAUDHARY

DF

8

KAMAL SHRESTHA

DF

9

RANJIT DHIMAL

DF

10

JITENDRA KARKI

DF

11

ROHIT CHAND

MF

12

BISHAL RAI

MF

13

HEMAN GURUNG

MF

14

BIKRAM LAMA

MF

15

ANJAN BISTA

MF

16

SUJAL SHRESHTHA

MF

17

BIMAL GHARTI MAGAR

FW

18

RANJAN BISTA

FW

19

BHARAT KHAWAS

FW

20

KARNA LIMBU

FW