Nepal vs Indonesia: Nepali U-23 national football team is playing a friendly match with Indonesia U-23 national team today.
Update: FULL TIME. Indonesia U23 wins the match 2-0.
Nepal, which is on a tour of Tajikistan for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers, is set to play Indonesia.
The match between Nepal vs Indonesia will start at 5:45 pm Nepali time at Central Stadium in Tajikistan. Nepal is going to play a friendly match with Indonesia in preparation for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers.
Nepal, in Group B, will play Iran, Tajikistan, and Lebanon. Nepal will play its first match against Iran on Monday, October 25.
Head coach Bal Gopal Maharjan has formed a 23-member team comprising six players from the national team. Besides, five other players who have already played for the national team are also on the team.
The coach hopes that Nepal will do well in the selection this time as the team has about half the experience of the national team.
There are a total of 11 groups in the selection. The top team in each group will be selected in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup. The best four teams from second place will also be selected in the U-23 Asian Cup.
The host Uzbekistan has already been selected.
Arpan Karki, Vishal Sunar, Avishek Baral, Suman Aryal, Gautam Shrestha, Rajan Gurung, Shib Gurung, Randip Poudel, Anil Maharjan, Avishek Limbu, Nitin Thapa, Suraj Jew Thakuri, Ayush Ghalan, Sesehang Andembe, Rajib Lopchan, Shishir Lekhi, Akash Budha Magar, Roshan Pahadi, Hrithik Khadka, Manish Dangi, Avishek Rijal, Darshan Gurung, Eric Bista.