All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and Nepal Police on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to run a football academy at Nepal Police School in Sanga.
ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa and Additional Inspector General (AIG) of Police Niraj Bahadur Shahi signed the MOU at Nepal Police Headquarters in Naxal. Inspector General (IG) Shailesh Thapa Kshetri was also present in the signing ceremony with other senior police officials.
As per the agreement, a total of 21 students, including seven students from Nepal Police School, seven selected from across the country with scholarship from ANFA and seven who wish to get enrolled, will be admitted in the academy. ANFA will lend technical support to the academy for four years.
ANFA will also provide players for two years and also provide sporting equipment and coordinate with Nepal Police School for further years.
Speaking at the programme, ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa hoped the academy would bring players from different background to one place which would contribute to the development of the game. He added ANFA was always ready to implement the understanding with police.
Also speaking at the program, IG Kshetri stressed on the need to seriously implement the deal. He said Nepal Police would do everything in their capacity to implement the deal from their side and hoped the academy would produce some world class players.
Kshetri also thanked ANFA for signing such MOU and assured to materialize it.
ANFA Vice Presidents Shixit Parajuli, Upendra Man Singh, National Sports Council board member Hari Khadka, League Committee Chairperson Bigyan Raj Sharma and other ANFA officials and Nepal Police personnel were present in the programme.