Nepal will face Thailand today in the first friendly match of the Thailand tour. The teams will take the field at Chonburi Stadium in Thailand's Chon Buri province at 5:45 p.m. NST.
The friendlies in Thailand are part of the FIFA International Break and will serve as a warm-up for the third round of AFC Asian Cup qualifiers, which will take place in June. Nepal is in Group A, along with Jordan, Kuwait, and Indonesia, and Thailand is in Group C, along with Uzbekistan, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka. The teams will be hoping to go into the qualifiers with positive momentum.
Thailand: Siwarak Tedsungnoen (GK), Theerathon Bunmathan, Tristan Do, Narubadin Weerawatnodom, Pansa Hemviboon, Tanaboon Kesarat, Thitiphan Puangchan, Ekanit Panya, Worachit Kanitsribampen, Adisak Kraisorn, Suphanat Mueanta.
Nepal: Kiran Chemjong (GK), Dinesh Rajbanshi, Rohit Chand, Ananta Tamang, Suman Aryal, Pujan Uperkoti, Tej Tamang, Santosh Tamang, Suman Lama, Aashish Lama, Anjan Bista.
Nepal’s form: W-W-L-D-L
Thailand’s form: D-W-D-W-W