Nepal U18 head coach Chet Narayan Shrestha has shortlisted his preliminary squad to 30 from 46 on Tuesday.
Shrestha picked players after seeing them in a scrimmage on Monday.
Nepal is grouped with Bhutan, Maldives and Pakistan. Nepal is hosting the event at Nepal APF stadium from September 20-29, 2019.
Here is the squad:
Goalkeepers: Bishal Sunar, Rohit Karki, Surya Adhikari, Pujan Hona.
Defenders: Bishal Basnet, Randip Poudel, Padam Bhattarai, Ashim Gurung, Sujan Sharma, Nabin Gurung, Roshan Dong, Bishant Basnet, Alik Rumba, Anjan Maharjan.
Midfielders: Sishir Lekhi, Dipesh Gurung, Roshan Rana Magar, Rajan Pun, Akash Buda Magar, Rejin Majhi, Jaya Gurung, Manish Thapa, Kushal Phuya, Nitin Thapa.
Forwards: Brijesh Chaudhary, Sachu Gurung, Niraj Chaudhary, Kailash Lamichhane, Darshan Gurung, Manish Dangi.
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