Nawayug Shrestha appointed as Nepal national football team captain

KATHMANDU: Striker Nawayug Shrestha has been appointed as the captain of the Nepal national football team.

The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) announced Shrestha as the captain of the national team in the farewell programme before going to the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers.

Earlier, head coach Abdullah Almutairi had expelled 10 players during the Asian Cup qualifiers to be held in China next year.

Kiran Chemjong, who has been playing professional football in Maldives, was removed from the national team after he spoke in favour of the expelled players.




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