Nepal Starts Training for Iraq Friendly

Nepal National Football Team has started their training for the upcoming friendly match against Iraq. The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) started the national team training from Wednesday under the new head coach Abdullah Almutairi.

The team is currently undergoing training session at ANFA Complex ground. The training was started soon after the completion of League matches of ongoing Nepal Super League (NSL).

Almutairi has called 32 players for the preliminary round with Manish Dangi, Syanshu Bhusal, Gautam Shrestha and Bibek Basnet being called for the first time.

According to the Head Coach Almutairi, the training will be held in two session, morning and evening session. Similarly, he also mentioned that he will also give priority to diet of the players. He believed a proper diet is important factor while playing.

Nepal is playing against Iraq in a International Friendly on May 29.

Preliminary Squad:

Goalkeepers: Kiran Kumar Limbu, Bikesh Kuthu, Bishal Sunar, Deep Karki

Defenders: Ajit Bhandari, Ranjit Dhimal, Nishan Khadka, Rohit Chand, Ananta Tamang, Chiring Gurung, Gautam Shrestha, Vikash Khawas, Dinesh Rajbanshi.

Midfielders: Tridev Gurung, Manish Dangi, Tej Tamang, Eric Bista, Sanjok Rai, Vishal Rai, Sunil Bal, Ravi Shankar Paswan, Sesehang Andembe, Santosh Tamang, Vivek Basnetal, Prakash Budhathoki, Sansu Bhushal, Anjan Bista, Suman Lama.

Strikers: Darshan Gurung, Abhishek Rijal, Bharat Khawas, Navayug Shrestha.

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