U-14 team off to Delhi for Subroto Football Tourament

U-14 team off to Delhi for Subroto Football Touramentu14

Sept.13- The Nepal U-14 team left for Delhi on Sunday to compete in the prestigious Subroto International Football Tournament scheduled to held there from Sept. 16 at the Amdekar Stadium.

Nepal is in group C with Mirzroam, Chattisgarh and Sainik School. Nepal will play their first match against Sainik School on Sept. 17.

Nepal squad: Aakash Ranabhat, Chiring Tamang Lama, Ashim Bhusal, Abishek Verma, Jiwan Gurung, Anil Maharjan, Rejin Subba, Alan Thapa, Nirajan Maharjan, Binay Chaudhary, Jaya Gurung, Manish Thapa, Darshan Gurung, Bibek Yonjan, Dipson Raut, Rajib Lopchan, Sanoj Shrestha – Coach, Rajesh Shrestha – Manager.

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Nepal need a draw against North Korea to qualify for quaterfinals

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Nepal need at least a draw against North Korea in their last group C match if they are to qualify for quaterfinals of the AFC U-16 Championship.

After the second round matches in the group, Uzbekistan stand atop the table with four points, while Nepal also have the same number of points, but trail Uzbekistan in goal differnce.

Uzbekistan produced a stunnig 3-2 win over North Korea. Uzbekistan's last match is against Kuwait on Thursday.

Kiran Sunar scored a stoppage-time equaliser as Nepal snatched a 1-1 draw

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Kiran Sunar scored a stoppage-time equaliser as Nepal snatched a 1-1 draw with defending champions Uzbekistan in Sunday's Group C opener at the AFC U-16 Championship at Muangthong Stadium.

Alexander Mochinov's Uzbekistan dominated the majority of the game against a battling Nepal and the 2012 champions eventually took the lead at the beginning of the second half through Jonibek Kuchimov's penalty.

However, Nepal snatched an incredible equaliser in stoppage time at the end of the second half when Sunar headed in Anjan Bista's free-kick.

Cheered on by a small group of fans complete with band, Uzbekistan got off to a bright start as captain Ilkhomjon Alijanov headed just wide from Islom Kenjabaev's free-kick in the eighth minute.

Yusuf Shoimov and Azizjon Ganiev then combined beautifully to set Kenjabaev through on goal in the 14th minute, but his effort was saved by the Nepal goalkeeper Roman Rasaili.

And it took 20 minutes for Nepal, who were without suspended Anderlecht striker Bimal Gharti Magar, to record their first meaningful effort as Sunil Bal's goalbound shot was well blocked by defender Shokhrukh Mahmudxojoyev.

But it was Uzbekistan, who were without suspended midfielder Sukhrob Nurulloev, who were creating the better of the chances and the defending champions went close to another breakthrough on 28 minutes when the unmarked Kuchimov failed to convert Kenjabaev's cross at the back post.

Nepal, though, produced one of the moves of the game 10 minutes before half-time when neat combination passing from Gaurab Budhathoki, Sunar and Bikash Thapa teed up Bista, who blazed over from a promising position.

But Uzbekistan started the second half the better of the two sides and were awarded a penalty nine minutes after the restart when Kenjabaev was fouled inside the area by Ananta Tamang after being played in by Kuchimov, who calmly dispatched the resulting spot kick.

Uzbekistan continued to attack as they looked to put the game beyond their opponents and midfielder Jakhongir Akhmadov fired a powerful 20-yard shot just wide on the hour mark.

Kenjabaev and Kuchimov were beginning to run the show in the middle of the park as they split the Nepalese defence time and again, but Uzbekistan were unable to find a crucial second.

Nepal, who have only qualified for two previous AFC U-16 Championships, then amazingly nearly grabbed an equaliser with two minutes remaining when Sujit Gurung's shot from distance was parried to safety by Uzbekistan goalkeeper Akrom Khodjaev before Bista's flick was cleared off the line.

But with Uzbekistan appearing to have done just enough, Sunar headed home from Bista's free-kick from the left in the third minute of stoppage time to snatch a point for Nepal.

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ANFA women's committee president Kalpana Piya Shrestha inaugurates Coca Cola Cup girls’ category

girls cocacola cupSept. 3- The final round of the Coca Cola Cup girls' category kicked off at the Sanogaucharan on Wednesday.

Deepjyoti Vidyashram played Nandi Ma.Vi in the opening inaugural match. All Nepal Football Association women's committee president Kalpana Piya Shrestha inaugurated the match by handing over the ball to match official. In the final round there are a total of 16 matches.

ANFA women's committee president Kalpana Piya Shrestha hands over the ball to match official of the opening game of the Coca Cola Cup, Wednesday.

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