28 February, 2012
One of the most influential player among current generation Bijay Gurung will not be taking part in AFC Challenge Cup 2012 with Nepalese national team as he is out injured. He was one of the star performer in the recently concluded SAFF Championship. He has already left the selection camp leaving behind just 24 players for selection. Only 20 players will make it into the final squad.
Sagar Thapa, captain of the national team stresses that Bijay Gurung had the capacity to change the game on his own and the team will sorely miss his presence in the squad. He also recalls his performance for the national team in the recent SAFF Championship.