Nepal national football team


Nepal national football team
Nepal
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Gorkhalis
Association All Nepal Football Association
Sub-confederation SAFF (South Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Graham Roberts[1]
Asst coach Upendra Man Singh
Home stadium Dasarath Rangasala Stadium
Pokhara National Stadium
FIFA code NEP
FIFA ranking 144
Highest FIFA ranking 124 (December 1993)
Lowest FIFA ranking 187 (November 2007)
Elo ranking 187
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 China PR 2–6 Nepal Nepal
(Beijing, China; October 13, 1972)
Biggest win
Nepal Nepal 7–0 Bhutan 
(Kathmandu, Nepal; September 26, 1999)
Biggest defeat
 South Korea 16–0 Nepal Nepal
(Incheon, South Korea; September 29, 2003)
Medal record
Men’s Football
South Asian Games
Gold 1984 Kathmandu Team
Bronze 1985 Dhaka Team
Bronze 1987 Calcutta Team
Gold 1993 Dhaka Team
Silver 1999 Kathmandu Team
Bronze 2006 Colombo Team

The Nepal national football team is the national team of Nepal and is controlled by the All Nepal Football Association. A member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the Nepalese football team play their home games at Dasarath Rangasala Stadium located at Tripureswhor in Kathmandu. The All Nepal Football Association is the governing body of football in Nepal. It is responsible for the Nepal national football team as well as club competitions. The organisation was founded in 1951 as the All Nepal Football Association and became affiliated with FIFA in 1970. The present President of ANFA is Ganesh Thapa Who is also the Deputy Chairman of AFC.

Contents

Fixtures and results

Date: Tournament Location Home Team Result Away Team Scorers
15 October 2011
Friendly Match (ASEAN Tour)
Malaysia Selangor Malaysia Malaysia U-23
2:0
Nepal Nepal
11 October 2011
Friendly Match (ASEAN Tour)
Philippines Manila Philippines Philippines
4:0
Nepal Nepal
28 July 2011
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification - AFC Second Round
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
1:1
Jordan Jordan
Khawas Goal 80'
23 July 2011
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification - AFC Second Round
Jordan Amman Jordan Jordan
9:0
Nepal Nepal
02 July 2011
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC First Round
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
5:0[2]
East Timor East Timor
Anil Gurung, Bhola Silwal, Ju Manu Rai, Jagjit Shrestha and Sujal Shrestha
29 June 2011
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC First Round
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
2:1[3]
East Timor East Timor
Anil Gurung, Ju Manu Rai
11 April 2011
2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualification
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
0:0
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
9 April 2011
2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualification
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
0:1
North Korea North Korea
Jong II-Gwan
7 April 2011
2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualification
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
1:0
Afghanistan Afghanistan
Khawas

All time team record

International record against all nations, correct as of 17th August, 2011.

Against Played Won Drawn Lost
 Afghanistan 4 3 1 0
 Bangladesh 15 4 1 10
 Bhutan 7 7 0 0
 Brunei 1 0 0 1
 Cambodia 1 1 0 0
 China PR 1 0 0 1
 Hong Kong 2 1 1 0
 India 10 0 1 9
 Iran 5 0 0 5
 Iraq 3 0 0 3
 Japan 3 0 0 3
 Jordan 2 0 1 1
 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2
 Kuwait 4 0 0 4
 Kyrgyzstan 2 0 1 1
 Macau 5 3 1 1
 Malaysia 6 0 1 5
 Maldives 11 3 3 5
 Myanmar 2 0 0 2
 North Korea 3 0 0 3
 Oman 11 0 0 11
 Pakistan 11 5 2 4
 Palestine 1 0 1 0
 Philippines 1 0 0 1
 Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1
 Singapore 4 0 1 3
 South Korea 7 0 0 7
 Sri Lanka 13 2 6 5
 Syria 1 0 0 1
 Thailand 3 0 0 3
East Timor Timor-Leste 2 2 0 0
 Turkmenistan 1 0 0 1
 United Arab Emirates 1 0 0 1
 Vietnam 2 0 0 2
 Yemen 1 0 0 1

Coaches

Manager From To
Germany Rudi Gutendorf 1981 1981
Republic of Ireland Joe Kinnear 1987 1987
Germany Torsten Spittler 1999 1999
England Stephen Constantine 1999 2001
Germany Thomas Flath April 2008 June 2008
Nepal Birat Krishna Shrestha July 2008 March 2009
Nepal Maheshwor Mulmi October 2009 January 2011
Nepal Krishna Thapa January 2011 January 2011
England Graham Roberts January 2011 Present

Current squad

The following players having been called-up for the ASEAN Region Tour.[4]

Match dates: 11, 15, 28, 31 October & 3 November 2011[5]
Opposition: Philippines, Malaysia U-23, Cambodia U-23, Thailand U-23, Thailand
Competition: Friendlies

0#0 Pos. Player Date of Birth (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Bikash Malla 15 August 1985 (1985-08-15) (age 26) Nepal Nepal Army Club
16 GK Kiran Kumar Limbu Nepal Three Star Club
22 GK Ritesh Thapa 2 October 1984 (1984-10-02) (age 27) Nepal Nepal Police Club
2 DF Robin Shrestha 26 December 1990 (1990-12-26) (age 20) Nepal Nepal Police Club
3 DF Biraj Maharjan 3 October 1987 (1987-10-03) (age 24) Nepal Three Star Club
5 DF Bikash Singh Chhetri 13 January 1988 (1988-01-13) (age 23) Nepal Three Star Club
4 DF Dipak Bhushal 22 January 1990 (1990-01-22) (age 21) Nepal Manang Marsyangdi Club
6 DF Rohit Chand 1 March 1992 (1992-03-01) (age 19) India HAL S.C.
13 DF Sandeep Rai 25 August 1988 (1988-08-25) (age 23) Nepal Manang Marsyangdi Club
19 DF Sagar Thapa 19 January 1984 (1984-01-19) (age 27) Nepal Himalayan Sherpa Club
7 MF Jagjit Shrestha 10 August 1992 (1992-08-10) (age 19) Nepal Himalayan Sherpa Club
8 MF Nirajan Khadka 20 December 1988 (1988-12-20) (age 22) Nepal Manang Marsyangdi Club
15 MF Ramesh Katuwal
17 MF Bhola Nath Silwal 4 January 1987 (1987-01-04) (age 24) Nepal Nepal Police Club
23 MF Anil Ohja 25 July 1988 (1988-07-25) (age 23) Nepal Three Star Club
9 FW Santosh Sahukhala 10 January 1988 (1988-01-10) (age 23) Nepal Manang Marsyangdi Club
10 FW Anil Gurung 23 September 1988 (1988-09-23) (age 23) Indonesia Persisam Putra Samarinda
11 FW Ju Manu Rai 1 March 1983 (1983-03-01) (age 28) Nepal Nepal Police Club
12 FW Sujal Shrestha 5 February 1992 (1992-02-05) (age 19) Nepal Manang Marsyangdi Club
14 FW Bharat Khawas 16 April 1992 (1992-04-16) (age 19) Nepal Nepal Police Club
18 FW Ganesh Lawati 1 June 1981 (1981-06-01) (age 30) Nepal APF Club

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