Nepal will take on hosts Kuwait tonight in the second group match of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers final round. The sides will take the field on June 11, 10:00 PM NST at the Jaber al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Nepal lost the first match 2-0 to Jordan despite a resilient performance at the back. Goalkeeper Deep Karki delivered a monstrous performance but the team had to suffer defeat. Against comparatively weaker opposition, Nepal will be looking to get something out of the match.
Kuwait will be looking to bounce back after a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of Indonesia in the first match.
Nepal is currently ranked 168th in the latest FIFA rankings while Kuwait are superior to Nepal with the latest FIFA rankings keeping them at 146.
Nepal: Bishal Sunar(GK), Deep Karki (GK), Tikendra Thapa (GK), Bikash Khawas, Bikash Tamang, Gautam Shrestha, Rajan Gurung, Shiva Gurung, Suman Aryal, Akash Buda Magar, Arik Bista, Nir Kumar Rai, Pujan Uperkoti, Roshan Rana Magar, Santosh Tamang, Sesehang Angdembe, Sunil Bal, Suraj Jeu Thakuri, Ayush Ghalan, Darshan Gurung, George Prince Karki, Manish Dangi and Nawayug Shrestha ©.
Kuwait: Khaled Al-Rashidi, Rashed Al-Dosary, Ahmed Al-Dhefiri, Khaled Ebrahim Hajjah, Fahad Al-Hajeri, Moaath Meshal, Eid Al-Rasheedi, Shabib Al-Khaldi, Ali Khalaf, Talal Al-Fadhel, Fahad Al-Ansari, Hamad Al-Harbi, Fahad Hammoud, Omar Al-Hebaiter, Hamad Al-Qallaf, Mubarak Al-Faneni, Bader Al-Mutawa, Salman Al-Awadhi, Fawaz Ayedh, Yousef Nasser, Eissa Waleed, Sulaiman Abdulghafoor, Hussain Kankone.
There have been no official confirmations about broadcasting in Nepal. However, Kuwait TV app will broadcast the match live. The match can also be watched live on KTV Sport channel on Kuwait TV's website.