The 2021 AFC Cup qualification gets underway for Indian Super League (ISL) club Bengaluru who will take on Nepal’s Tribhuvan Army FC at the GMC Stadium in Goa on Wednesday.
Bengaluru are in the preliminary round two of the 2021 AFC Cup by finishing third in the league stage of the 2019-20 ISL.
|Game||Bengaluru FC vs Tribhuvan Army FC (Nepal)|
|Date||Wednesday, April 14|
|Time||7:30 PM IST (GMT +5:30)|
Telecast live on the club’s Official YouTube channel.
Know the opponents:
The Nepal Army Club thrashed Sri Lanka Police SC 4-1 in the qualifying play-off preliminary round one clash to progress to this stage.
They finished second in the Nepal top division league in the 2019-20 season and champions Mahindra failed to procure an AFC club licence, allowing Nepal Army to get their ticket. it is worth noting that the club has no foreign players in the squad.
The club is coached by former Nepal international Nabin Neupane and the player to watch out for is Nawayug Shrestha who scored six goals in their league campaign that helped the club finish second.