KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal U-23 football team is facing Uzbekistan in its second group stage match of the AFC U-23 Championship 2018 Qualifiers with the aim of improving its defensive performance on Monday.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Two Japanese -- Takeda Chiaki and Gyotoku Koji- who have been observing Nepali football since more than a year, drew a conclusion that there is no short of talents in Nepali players but there is lack of proper instructor and coaching system to sharpen their skills.
KATHMANDU, June 14: About a week ago, Nepali national football team's head coach Gyotoku Koji had expressed his dissatisfaction over his players for failing to capitalize on the goal scoring opportunities in a 2-0 defeat to India in friendly match on June 6.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal is all set to start its AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers match against Yemen with two strikers. As it is facing Yemen at Halchowk Stadium at 3 pm today, Nepal is adopting the formation of 4-4-2.
KATHMANDU, May 19: The friendly matches against Malaysia scheduled for May 22 and 24 are expected to be a solid beginning for the Nepali women's football team's preparation for the upcoming SAFF Women's Championship to be held in Nepal next year.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepal cricket team is all set to fly off Bangladesh on Saturday to participate in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup, where U-23 teams from four Test playing Asian countries would contest against four associate Asian nations. Nepal, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Malaysia are the associate teams participating in the tournament.
KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepal's national football team coach Raju Kaji Shakya says that the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2019 will be the real test for Nepali team which won the AFC Solidarity Cup last year.
KATHMANDU, March 21: One of the most prolific strikers of his generation, Karna Limbu, has played for just 15 minutes for the national team. At the age of 31, which is generally the twilight of playing career for footballers, he has been named in the final squad for a tournament for the first time although he was in the squad for international friendlies before too. He was named in the list of 20 players announced on Friday for the AFC Asian Qualifiers against the Philippines.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Before flying to Bangladesh last year to take part in the second edition of the Asian Senior Central Zone Men's Volleyball Championship, Jagdish Bhatta, coach of the national team had said that Nepal's target would be winning its first international medal. However Nepal's hope of bagging the first ever international medal in volleyball was crushed by the Maldives in the third-place playoff.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepal ended its 24-year long international trophy drought in football clinching the AFC Solidarity Cup title last year. It was also the first continental trophy of the country. In the same year, Nepal’s football team had bagged a gold medal in South Asian Games (SAG) hot on the heels of its successful title haul of Bangabandhu Gold Cup held in Bangladesh.
KATHMANDU, March 2: The construction of Mulpani International Cricket Stadium which started a decade ago will take at least three more years if everything goes smoothly. However, the second phase work of the under-construction stadium has been obstructed due to land acquisition issue and it may be delayed further if the issue is not solved. Unfortunately, there are no good signs that the construction will finish on time.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: National football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has said that the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers will be a good chance for the Nepali team to improve its weaknesses that were seen during the AFC Solidarity Cup.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Italian football giant AC Milan is set to conduct junior football training camp for Nepali U17 player in coordination with Kathmandu-based Alantic Sports Management Private Limited (ASM).