All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) marked International Women's Day with a special AFC Women's Football Day programme at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Tuesday.
ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa chaired the programme. General Secretary Indraman Tuladhar coordinated the programme while Women's committee Coordinator Pema Dolma Lama gave a welcome speech.
Students from Manaslu World College performed a cultural dance in the programme. A grassroot camp including students from Chahari Sikshya Sadan was also organized.
ANFA President Sherpa also awarded former Nepali International Manmaya Limbu was awarded in the programme for her contribution to Nepali football.
ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa also addressed the programme and wished everyone on the occasion of International Women's Day. He added football could be a medium for the empowerment of women. "The recently concluded Deputy Mayor Cup National Women League qualifier tournament and the overwhelming participation reflects the popularity towards the sport. We plan to cash in that and make women's football more sustainable and accessible for all", said Sherpa.
National U-18 women's team member, currently in closed camp, also took part in the programme. Around 200 participants including ANFA Ex Co members, ANFA staffs, former footballers were present in the event.