Diwakar Gurung appointed team manager of U-20 national team

  • 2022-07-01

Diwakar Ghale Gurung has been appointed as the team manager of the U-20 national team on Friday.

Gurung, also the President of Mahabir Club, will take charge of the team in the upcoming SAFF U-20 Championship to be held in India from July 25 to August 3. He will also overlook the team in the AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers to be held from September 10 to 18 in Bahrain.

The national U-20 is currently in closed camp for the tournaments.

Nepal will play its first match of the SAFF U-20 Championship against Maldives on July 25. Their second match against Sri Lanka on July 27 followed by India on the 31st. Nepal's final group match will be against Bangladesh on August 2.

The national U-20 side have been drawn alongside Qatar, Bahrain, Bangladesh and Bhutan in the AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers.

Nepal will play its first match against Bhutan on September 10 and second match against Qatar on September 12. The third match will be against Bahrain on September 14 and fourth against Bangladesh on September 18.

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