Nepal vs UAE Live Stream, Kickoff, H2H World Cup 2026 Qualifiers

Live coverage of the United Arab Emirates vs Nepal Fifa World Cup 2026 Qualifying

Nepal gears up to face the UAE in the first match of the second round of the World Cup 2026 qualifiers. As the match goes live on this page, Keep checking this page for the live stream to start, and once it begins, you can find the live coverage below.

This encounter holds significant historical weight, marking the first meeting between the two teams in 40 years. The last time Nepal and the UAE faced each other was four decades ago, a match that ended in a challenging 11-0 defeat for Nepal.

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Nepal vs UAE World Cup 2026 Qualifers Details

Nepal’s Recent Performance

Nepal’s Recent Performance

Result Event
Nepal 1-0 Laos FIFA WC Preliminary Round 1, Away
Nepal 1-1 Laos FIFA WC Preliminary Round 1, Home
Nepal 0-1 Myanmar FIFA International Friendly, Sep 2023
Nepal 0-0 Myanmar FIFA International Friendly, Sep 2023
Nepal 1-0 Pakistan SAFF Championship 2023, Group Stage

In the FIFA rankings, the United Arab Emirates holds the 69th spot, while Nepal is at 173. This highlights the different positions of the two teams on the global football scale. As they gear up for the World Cup 2026 qualifiers, the contrast in their rankings adds an interesting element to the upcoming match.

In their head-to-head history, Nepal faced the United Arab Emirates on October 29, 1984, in an international friendly match. Unfortunately, Nepal experienced a challenging match, ending in a defeat with a scoreline of 11-0. This encounter remains a part of their football history, and as they prepare to meet again, both teams will aim to create new memories on the field.

Nepal’s Squad against UAE

Coach Annese made the much-anticipated announcement on Friday, revealing the names of the players who will represent Nepal in the second round of the Qualifiers. The selection process has been meticulous, and the final squad boasts a blend of seasoned veterans and promising young talents.


  • Kiran Kumar Limbu
  • Deep Karki
  • Abhishek Baral


  • Sanish Shrestha
  • Rohit Chand
  • Anjan Rai
  • Aashish Chaudhary
  • Amrit Shrestha
  • Arik Bista
  • Chhiring Lama
  • Yogesh Gurung


  • Laken Limbu
  • Utsav Rai
  • Kritish Ratna Chhunju
  • Manish Dangi
  • Sesehang Angdembe
  • Nishan Hamal


  • Anjan Bista
  • Ayush Ghalan
  • Gillespye Jung Karki
  • Hisub Thapaliya
  • Sanjeeb Bista
  • Rajesh Pariyar

Group H: Second-Round Qualifiers of FIFA World Cup 2026

  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • Bahrain
  • Yemen
  • Nepal

Nepal’s team is admired for their strong spirit and determination. In every match, they give their best, fighting for every ball with an unbreakable resolve. The team is also showcasing exciting young talents on the international stage, with players like Manish Dangi, Laken Limbu, and Ayush Ghalan showing great promise.

Road to the Next Round: Teams Vie for Victory in Second-Round Qualifiers

In the second round of the qualifiers, each team engages in a home and away match, totalling six matches. The top two performing teams advance to the next round of the World Cup 2026 qualifiers. This format intensifies the competition as teams strive for success on both their home turf and away, ultimately aiming to secure a coveted spot in the subsequent stage of the qualifiers.

Live and Match Details

Nepal is set to face off against UAE on November 16 at 9:30 PM Nepali time. The excitement is not limited to the pitch; football enthusiasts can catch all the live action exclusively on Gorkhali Football’s official website.

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