As part of their preparations for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers, Nepal will play two friendlies against Afghanistan. The friendlies will take place on May 25 and 29 in Qatar.
For the qualifiers, the national team is currently in closed camp.
Nepal has been placed in Group A of the qualifiers alongside Jordan, Kuwait, and Indonesia. Nepal's first match is against Jordan on June 8, followed by a match against Kuwait on June 11. On June 14, Nepal will face Indonesia in the final group match.
Kuwait will host all of the matches in Group A.
The top placed teams in each group along with the five best runners-up will qualify for the Asian Cup to be held in China next year.
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