Kathmandu– The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a 20-member U-21 National Soccer Team to play the Centenary North East Football Championship scheduled to be held in India. The tournament has been scheduled to take place from coming February 20 to March 1.
The squad comprises Sojit Gurung (goalkeeper), Bishnu Kumar KC, Surya Adhikari, Rajan Gurung, Asim Bhusal, Bishwas Udas, Gautam Shrestha, Ranadin Poudel, Chhiring Gurung, Anil Maharjan, Arik Bista, Minas Thapa, Mikchhen Tamang, Nitin Thapa, Abhishek Rijal, Shishir Lekhi Poudel, Rejin Subba, Rajib Lopchan, Dheeraj Shrestha and Projan Tamang. However, none is given the responsibility of taking charge of the team captain.
Chet Narayan Shrestha is the main coach for the squad while Salyan Khadgi is the assistant coach. Chhannuram Chaudhary has been assigned the job of goalkeeper coach, ANFA general secretary Indra Man Tuladhar said.---