Futsal clubs participating in the 'A' Division National Futsal League have said they expect a good performance and tough competition from each other as the tournament begins from Saturday.
In the pre-match conference at Multipurpose Covered Hall in Pokhara Stadium on Friday, clubs coaches and captain said it was a good platform for the players to showcase their talent.
Ten clubs― Sky Goals Futsal Kathmandu, Futsal 5 Dharan, The Rising Club Dharan, Lumbini Futsal, Jharna Sports Club Rupandehi, Sankhamul Futsal Kathmandu, Dhuku Futsal Hub Kathmandu, Prabhatpheri Youth Club Kathmandu, Sports Castle Pokhara Kaski and Sabin Memorial FC Kaski―are taking part in the competition having been selected from provincial qualifiers.
Meanwhile, the preparations for the tournament have been complete. In a press meet organized after the pre-match press conference ANFA Futsal Committee Chairperson Ratna Kumar Shrestha and Futsal Chief Binod Gurung said the preparations were complete and expect the tournament to be a milestone in the development of the game in the country.
The winner of the tournament will receive a cash prize of rupees one million while the runner-up will receive Rs 500,000. Also the best player in each category will be awarded with Rs 25,000 while Man-of-the-Match of each matches will receive Rs 5,000 each.