Youth Football

Fundamentally Youth Football is the bridge between the early introductory years to the senior game. There are 2 pathways for the youth player to consider, Community and Elites.

About Youth Football

YOUTH FOOTBALL

Fundamentally Youth Football is the bridge between the early introductory years to the senior game. There are 2 pathways for the youth player to consider, Community and Elite.Community football is football played anywhere at any level, in schools, clubs, private academies or local tournaments. Usually it is about playing with friends and having fun. But this pathway is also for the late developer as he /she grows in strength, starts to understand the game better and of course improve in the technical/tactical areas required of elite footballers. Everyone develops differently and through playing more games and improved coaching many players begin to realize their potential later in life and move to the elite pathway. 

Elite Youth Academy Programs

Our long-term is to introduce elite academy programs in key football hubs throughout the country and develop the quality, increase our talent pool and expand our chances of identifying and recruiting talent. These Academies will also provide a pathway to National Leagues and National Teams for more players, Coaches and support staff.

AIM

All our Academy Programs to achieve AFC 3 star status and achieve a minimum of 75% succession rate to National Teams.

MISSION

Provide all Academy players with a holistic development program. Scholastic and Football Education are balanced and individually designed plans to maximize each players potential. ANFA will support, fund all requirements while enrolled in the academy program and report on individual development bi annually.

We will create a culture that encourages individual expression yet respect, humility and responsibility. The program will challenge, inspire and encourage the ambitions to go beyond their potential.

The Academy will provide a planned progression ( to National Teams & National League Teams) with clear guidelines or an exit plan if desired outcomes  are not achieved.

CURRENT COMPETITIONS

  1. AFC U-17 Champioship 
  2. SAFF U-16Championship 
  3. AFC U-19 Champioship 
  4. SAFF U-19 championship 
  5. Kwik’s Cup( District ,province,National )
  6. Lalit Memorial U-18  Football Tournament .( 14 A-division youth Team) .

Youth Football News

2021-06-06

U-13 players distributed to youth academies

The All Nepal Football Association has completed its final process of players selection for youth academies.

In presence of delegates from all three departmental teams, ANFA on Sunday fairly distributed the players to the academy running teams.

Recruiting the players from nationwide trials, ANFA had earlier made final selection of U-13 players on Friday.

A total of 166 players—28 from Province 1, 24 from Province 2, 33 from Bagmati Province, 31 from Gandaki, 30 from Lumbini, eight from Karnali and 12 from Sudurpaschim Province—were taken in the final national section.

From the selected 42 players; seven players each will be enrolled in the academies set up by departmental teams--Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force.

The players are scouted and selected as per their technical and medical disciplines and football playing skills.  

The departmental teams running the academies will also ensure scholarships for the selected players while other seven players will have to pay for their tuitions and other basic requirements. Likewise, remaining 9 players are left for team backup. 

ANFA will be providing its technical and philosophical assistance to the academies.

 

ANFA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

U-13 PLAYERS DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM FOR THREE DEPARTMENTAL SCHOOLS

 

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2021-06-04

Final 42 players selected for youth academies

The All Nepal Football Association makes final selection of U-13 players for youth academies.

The ANFA biannually conducts a scouting programme across the country.  A total of 166 players—28 from Province 1, 24 from Province 2, 33 from Bagmati Province, 31 from Gandaki, 30 from Lumbini, eight from Karnali and 12 from Sudurpaschim Province—were taken in the final national section.

From the selected 42 players; seven players each will be enrolled in the academies set up by departmental teams--Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force. The players are scouted and selected as per their technical and medical discplines and football playing skills.  

The departmental teams running the academies will also ensure schlorships for the selected players while other seven players will have to pay for their tutions and other basic requirements. Likewise, remaining 9 players are left for team backup. 

To make a fair process, lucky draw will be done to divide the players into the academies on Sunday.

ANFA will be providing its technical and philosophical assistance to the academies.

 

Scholarship

S no                          Name                                  District

1.                           TENZING SHERPA             KATHMANDU

2.                           AFROJ ALI                         SHYANJA

3.                           LAXMAN THAMI               DOLKHA

4.                           ANUJ SHRESTHA               SINDHULI

5.                           PRASHANT MOKTAN       SARLAHI

6.                           DIPAK BK           BARDIYA

7.                           DIPESH DUMJAN              SARLAHI

8.                           BHUPESH LAMA               DHANUSHA

9.                           BHUWAN KAMI         MAKWANPUR

10.                        BIBEK PASHIMA THARU CHAUDHARY       NAWAL PARASI

11.                        PARBAT MAGAR               DOLKHA

12.                        KISHAN THAPA   SHYANJA

13.                        MIJASH SHRESTHA           KASKI

14.                        DAMARA BK       SARLAHI

15.                        ANUBHAV PURI         SINDHULI

16.                        NISCHAL THAMI           DOLKHA

17.                        UTSAV THAPA    JHAPA

18.                        DATIN RAI           ITAHARI

19.                        DIPSON PARIYAR (GK)     PARBAT

20.                        SUSHIL BARMASANI (GK)              DHANUSHA

21.                        BIBASH BK (GK)        SHYANJA

 

PAID

S no                               Name                               District

22.                        MAUSAM ROKAYA           KANCHANPUR

23.                        RAM THAMI        DOLKHA

24.                        UJJWAL RAI        JHAPA

25.                        YUG KAFLE          SUNSARI

26.                        GURLAV SHRESTHA          BARDIYA

27.                        KUNWAL BIWAS               MORANG

28.                        SANDIP SHARMA              SURKHET

29.                       MIJAS KC              KASKI

30.                        DAKSHYA LAMA        DHANUSHA

31.                        AVIN BASHYAL       CHITWAN

32.                        JOLIN RAI            SUNSARI

33.                        BINOD GIRI         KASKI

34.                        ROHIT GOLE       SARLAHI

35.                        SAFAL PANDEY    NAWAl PARASI

36.                        ROHIT SHRESTHA             KATHMANDU

37.                        TANCHO HANG LIMBHU         TAPLENJUNG

38.                        DIPESH GURUNG              LAMJUNG

39.                        NASIB YONJAN       SARLAHI

40.                        NISHANT RANAMAGAR (GK)        MAHOTARI

41.                        RIJEN SALAJU (GK)            BHAKTAPUR

42.                        SAGAR CHAND (GK)         KAILALI

 

STANDY BY

S no                 Name                                District

1             PRAYATNA THAPA            KATHMANDU

2             SAMARPAN SUNUWAR      CHITWAN

3             SIMON MAGAR        MAKWANPUR

4             NISCHAL MAGAR              KASKI

5             NISCHAL NEPALI               NAWALPARASI

6             SHIVA THING      SARLAHI

7             ISHWOR KARKI (GK)         JHAPA

8             RADUL LIMBU(GK)           MORANG

9           RAM BOHARA(GK)            KAILALI

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2021-04-19

U-13 national selection begins

The final round of selection of U-13 players started from Monday.

A total of 166 players--28 from Province 1, 24 from Province 2, 33 from Bagmati Province, 31 from Gandaki, 30 from Lumbini, eight from Karnali and 12 from Sudurpaschim Province--are taking part in the national selection.

The first round of selection was held in districts in Magh while the second round of selection was held in the month of Falgun.

A total of 42 players will be selected from the final selection. Fourteen players each will be enrolled in the academy set up by departmental teams--Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force.

The selection will last until Thursday.

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2021-01-30

Committee on APF's football academy convenes first meeting

The committee formed after signing a memorandum of understanding between All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and Armed Police Force (APF) held its first meeting on Friday.

The meeting decided to upgrade the standard of the football ground of APF School in Kirtipur after coordinating with ANFA. The meeting also formed a three-member Technical Committee coordinated by ANFA's Head of Elite Youth Nabin Maharjan to select players of the school in Kirtipur for the academy.

ANFA Vice President Upendra Man Singh and ANFA Assistant General Secretary Arun Man Joshi, APF Nepal UN Peace Keeping Training School, Kakani, Chairperson SP Bhesh Bahadur Shah, among other senior APF officials, were also present in the meeting.

ANFA and APF have signed a six-year agreement to establish Nepal APF School Football Academy in December.

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2019-12-23

Nepal U-15 beat Bhutan U-15 6-1 in a friendly

Nepal U-15 Women's on Monday defeated Bhutan U-15 Women's team 6-1 in a friendly match held at ANFA Complex, Satdobato.

The next friendly match is scheduled on 25 December, 2019 at the ANFA Complex.

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2019-12-14

ANFA, Nepal Youth Soccer Project agrees to work together for youth football

ANFA, Nepal Youth Soccer Project today signed a MoU to work together for youth football programme.

The signing of the agreement aims Nepal's U-12 team's participation in International Toreros Cup Football Tournament in Japan this year.

ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa and Coach of Funroots Academy and President of NPO Basanta Gauchan signed and exchanged the document to formalize the relationship between ANFA, Funroots Academy and Nepal Youth Soccer Project.

The MoU is aimed to intensify the football coopretaion, support to players and strengthen the relations between ANFA, Funroots Academy and Nepal Youth Soccer Project.

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