Kathmandu, Jan 2 : Fourteen players have been relegated from the closed training of the national football players. Among 58 players taking part in the preliminary closed training session conducted by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), only 44 were selected for further training and opportunity.
Acting coach of the national team Bal Gopal Maharjan shared the information to this regard. The players were selected after a month-long training. Those left behind from the closed training are Bimal Ghartimagar, Rajib Lopchan, Bimal Rana, Suman Aryal, Amit Tamang, Dev Limbu, Randip Poudel, Dipesh Alemagar, Jay Gurung, Jay Gurung, Nitin Thapa, Rajat Tiwari, Rajesh Pariyar, Prijan Tamang and Rejin Subba.
Ghartimagar who was off the playground for long was left behind because of injury. He got injury in course of training and will be provided treatment in Qatar, according to ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.
The closed training was held at the Training Centre, Satdobato, Lalitpur.
The team has been preparing for the 2022 World Cub to be held in Qatar and the Asian Cub Selection Match to be held in China in 2023. Nepal needs to play with Australia, Jordan and Chinese Taipei.