A tripartite agreement has been reached between All Nepal Football Association, Sankata Club and Nexus School to run football academy.
A memorandum of understanding was signed at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Tuesday.
ANFA Vice President and Chairman of Youth Development Committee Upendra Man Singh, Sankata Club's acting president Surendra Shikhrakar, Nexus School Principal RB Katuwal signed the agreement.
As per the agreement, 14 players―seven players from Sankata Club and seven from Nexus School―will join the academy named Nexus-Sankata Youth Football Academy for the first year. The players will train at Sankata Club's ground while Nexus School will provide scholarship to them.
For the second year, Sankata Club will provide 14 players taking the total players to 21.
Sankata Club becomes the first civilian club to sign the agreement to run the academy after departmental teams Nepal Armed Police Force, Nepal Police and Nepal Army.
ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa, Vice President Shixit Parajuli, General Secretary Indraman Tuladhar, Assistant General Secretary Arun Man Joshi were also present in the signing ceremony.