Depleted Nepal National Football team is taking on brawny rivals, Turkmenistan in the last group match of AFC Challenge Cup football Tournament at Dasrath Stadium on Monday.
Having lost two fixtures in a row, Gorkhalis have already said sayonara to the tournament whereas Green Men are looking forward to seal semis berth.
Turkmenistan have four points from two matches; one win against Maldives & a draw match against Palestine whereas Gorkhalis are yet to open an account.
The other teams in the group; Maldives and Palestine are also clashing at Halchowk Stadium at the same time to see who will join elite four.
What: Nepal Vs Turkmenistan
Where: Dasrath Stadium
When: 3 PM
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Nepal Coach Graham Roberts
may have to do without defender Rabin Shrestha, who is struggling with a groin injury that caused him to be replaced by Jitendra Karki with five minutes of the first-half against the Maldives remaining, and Sandip Rai who injured his shoulder in the same match.
Turkmenistan Coach Yazguly Hojageldiyev
said that he couldn't take Nepal lightly.
"Nepal National team is a good side. We aren't taking them lightly. Nepal play quick game and they are playing in front of huge supporters. We have to win the match to seal the semifinals berth".
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