ANFA seeks NSC's support to hold A Division league, handover Chyasal Stadium

  • 2022-12-07

All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has sought financial support from National Sports Council (NSC) to hold A, B and C Division League.

ANFA President Pankaj Bikram Nembang, Vice President Dawa Lama and General Secretary Kiran Rai handed over the letter also requesting NSC to handover Chyasal Stadium and waive fees at Dasharath Stadium to NSC Member Secretary Tanka Lal Ghising on Wednesday.

The visiting delegation from ANFA also sought NSC Member Secretary Ghising's support to provide  financial award to the players of women's national team, U-17 men's team and U-15 women's team. Nepal won the SAFF U-15 Women's Championship held in Bangladesh while finished runner-up in the SAFF Women's Championship and SAFF U-17 Championship held in Nepal and Sri Lanka respectively.

ANFA has requested NSC to handover Chyasal Stadium and facilitate conduction of footballing activities including A, B, C league, referee activities, grassroot activities among others. ANFA has also requested NSC to waive off fees while organizing various football activities at the Dasharath Stadium.

The letter states ANFA has been facing multiple issues in various fronts to organize the league and stated it's sole effort was not going to be enough to hold them. It has sought financial support from the government and Ministry of Youth and Sports and NSC for Rs 30 million for A Division League, Rs 20 million for B Division League and Rs 10 million for C Division League.

The football governing body has asked NSC to waive charges while holding football tournament in the future at the Dasharath Stadium saying it was unable to pay from its resources.

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