Nepal marched into the second round of World Cup Qualifiers first round after an aggregate 2-1 win over Laos over two legs.
Manish Dangi scored the only goal for Nepal in the 53rd minute to secure the aggregate win. Dangi latched a pass from Anjan Bista with his left leg for the goal.
The two sides had played a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Dasharath Stadium.
Nepal will now face UAE, Bahrain and Yemen in Group H of the second round. The second round matches will be played in home-and-away format between November 2023 and June 2024.
The team will return home on Wednesday.