Anjan Bista Equals Hari Khadka and Nirajan Rayamajhi as Record Goalscorer

Anjan Bista Joins Hari Khadka and Nirajan Rayamajhi as the highest Goalscorers

In a match that will be etched in the memory of Nepali football fans, Anjan Bista made history by scoring his 13th goal for Nepal during the first leg of the World Cup 2026 qualifiers. The action unfolded at the Dasarath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal’s home ground, as they faced off against Laos. With a stadium packed to the brim with passionate fans, Anjan Bista’s extraordinary performance created a momentous occasion for all who witnessed it.

The game got off to an intense start as Laos struck first, finding the net in the 33rd minute. However, the resilient Nepali team, buoyed by their unwavering home support, refused to back down.

In the 47th minute of the second half, Anjan Bista executed a spectacular header that sent the crowd into a frenzy. This equalizing goal not only secured a vital draw for Nepal but also drew him level with Hari Khadka and Nirajan Rayamajhi, all with an impressive 13 goals to their name.

Nepal’s Top Goal Scorers

Player Goals
Anjan Bista 13
Hari Khadka 13
Nirajan Rayamajhi 13
Jumanu Rai 11
Anil Gurung 10
Bharat Khawas 10

These three football legends now share the record for the highest number of goals scored for Nepal, a remarkable achievement that has left the nation buzzing with excitement. This thrilling showdown showed the dedication and skill of Nepal’s national team, and the electric atmosphere at Dasarath Stadium will be remembered for years to come.

Nepali football has a bright future, and Anjan Bista’s achievement, in particular, will go down in history as a symbol of the nation’s resilience, passion, and determination. We can’t wait to see what’s in store for the rest of the World Cup 2026 qualifiers. Congratulations to Anjan Bista, and let’s keep cheering on Nepal’s national team as they chase their dreams!

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