League Champions Machhindra Club has signed a six year agreement with Peace Point Boarding School to run Machhindra Peace Point Youth Football Academy.
The two sides signed in an agreement at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Sunday. With the agreement, Machhindra became the fifth civilian club to run the academy after Sankata Club, Satdobato Youth Club and New Road Team (NRT) and Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC). Three departmental teams have also agreed to run academies.
Seven players from the club and seven from schools, totaling 14 players, will join the academy in the first year while the club will add seven more players in the second year taking the total number of players to 21. The players will train with the club while continuing their education in the school.
Machhindra's Chairperson Sunil Kapali and Peace Point Boarding School's Principal Ishu Gurung signed in the agreement.
ANFA Vice President and Grassroots and Youth Coordinator Upendra Man Singh signed in the agreement from ANFA.
ANFA President Karma Tshering Sherpa was also present in the signing ceremony.