05 August, 2012
ANFA has announced earlier that it will be taking part in the Nehru Cup International Football tournament which is going to be held from 21 August to 2 September, 2012 in Bangalore, India. Seria, Maldives, Cameroon and host India are the other participants.
In the meanwhile ANFA has announced initial squad of 29 members who are going to take part in the training session for the Nehru Cup. The team will be lead by head coach Krishna Thapa, Assistant Coach Hari Khadka and Goalkeeper Coach Upendra Man Singh. The list of the selected players are as follows:
Goalkeepers: Kiran Chemjong, Bikash Malla, Bikesh Kutu, Ritesh Thapa, Dinesh Thapa Magar
Defenders: Sabindra Maharjan, Bikash Singh Chhetri, Biraj Maharjan, Sandip Rai, Rabin Shrestha, Sagar Thapa, Rohit Chand, Deepak Bhusal, Jeetendra Karki
Midfielders: Shiva Shrestha, Anil Ojha, Bhola Silwal, Raju Tamang, Tanka Basnet, Rupesh KC, Nirajan Khadka, Bijay Gurung, Jagjeet Shrestha
Forwards: Anil Gurung, Sujal Shrestha, Santosh Sahukhala, Jumanu Rai, Ganesh Lawati, Bharat Khawas