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Nepal take on mighty Australia today

The Socceroos can cement their place atop Group ‘B’ with a victory while Almutairi’s side will not still be assured of a place in the next round of Asian qualifiers even if they bag an almost impossible win.

Jordan dent Nepal’s bid to progress further

The 3-0 defeat at the Al Kuwait Sports Club leaves the South Asian side with an almost impossible task of defeating Australia in their next match to keep afloat their faint hopes of securing a direct berth into the third round of Asian Cup qualifiers.

Nepal set winning ambition against mighty Jordan

The victory over the opponents that sit 76 places above in the FIFA rankings will strengthen Nepal’s bid for direct qualification into the next round of Asian qualifiers but a defeat is likely to send Nepal into the playoffs.

Nepal earn second win over Chinese Taipei

Forward Anjan Bista and substitute Nawayug Shrestha score a goal each as coach Almutairi’s team register an identical 2-0 victory over the same opponents to strengthen their grip on the fourth position in Group ‘B’.

New-look Nepal face reality check

Nepal are set to play a friendly football match against Asian giants Iraq at the Al Fayhaa Stadium in Basra today with the ambition of fine tuning their preparations for the joint qualifiers of the 2022 World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup.

Squad announced for joint qualifiers

Coach Almuitari has named a 23-member squad excluding the in-form defender Ranjit Dhimal among others for the remaining three matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup joint qualifiers, along with Iraq friendly.

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