Nepal in FIFA World Cup 2026 Second Round Qualifiers

Nepal Secures Second-Round Spot in 2026 World Cup Qualifiers

Nepal’s football team advances to the second round of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, triumphing over Laos with a 2-1 aggregate score. The first leg saw a 1-1 draw in Nepal’s home ground, followed by a crucial 1-0 victory for Nepal in the second leg at Laos.

Nepal is now placed in Group H, alongside UAE, Bahrain, and Yemen, as they gear up for the next phase of qualifiers commencing in November 2023. Each team will face the others twice, once at their home ground and once away, totalling six matches.

Group H – 2026 World Cup Qualifiers


Only two teams from each group will progress to the third round of the World Cup 2026 qualifiers, making this a significant opportunity for Nepal. With a young squad, Nepal aims to build a stronger team for the future.

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