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