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2021-02-11

Football development proposal submitted to Karnali CM Shahi

A committee formed to study the possibility of development of football and football infrastructures in Karnali Province has submitted its report to the Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi.

The committee coordinator and ANFA Vice President and Head of Grassroots Upendra Man Singh handed over the proposal amid a special function at Office of Chief Minister and Council of Ministers in Karnali Province on Thursday.

The report includes the detailed plans to develop football in the hilly region giving special focus to grassroot development. Vice President Singh said they plan to develop the game and infrastructure in Karnali with support from the provincial government and Karnali Sports Council.

Chief Minister Shahi said the government was positive to develop footballing infrastructures in the province. "We aim to build one international standard stadium in every districts of the province. We need technical support from ANFA in this regard," said Shahi.

Ministers from the provincial cabinet and officials from Karnali Sports Council were also present in the programme.

The committee was formed after Shahi visited ANFA headquarters back in November. The proposal was prepared by the committee as per the discussion in that visit. Bhojraj Bhat and Rajan Maharjan are the other members of the committee.

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2021-02-11

Army thump Biratnagar 7-0, stay in second

Sharmila Thapa and Bimala BK both scored a brace each as Tribuvan Army Football Club (TAFC) defeated Biratnagar Metropolitan City 7-0 in the National Women's League on Thursday.

Bimala Chaudhary, Rashmi Ghising and Sapana Lama also got into the scoresheet in the departmental side's win.

Thapa opened the scoring in the 17th minute and Lama made it 2-0 in the 22nd. BK scored her first six minutes after Lama's goal. Chaudhary and Ghising scored in the 35th and 39th minute. BK scored her second in the 50th minute and Thapa had her second four minutes later.

TAFC's coach Raju Tamang said they were able to convert scoring opportunities which helped their cause. "The win was also relatively easy. Biratnagar had played a good game in their earlier match but could not repeat that today," said Tamang.

Biratnagar's coach Paras Chaudhary they were not expecting to concede so many goals against the departmental side. "Our first half was not so good. Had we played the full match like the second half, there would not be so many goals," said Chaudhary.

The win narrows TAFC's gap to leaders Nepal Armed Police Force Club (APF) to two points. TAFC have 22 points to APF's 24 though the latter have a game in hand. Biratnagar lie fifth on the table.

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2021-02-11

Waling thump Chaudandigadhi 7-1, widen gap over Police

Waling Municipality Syangja defeated Chaudandigadhi Municipality Udaypur 7-1 in the National Women's League match on Thursday.

Metho Eludie Ruth scored five and Toua Oranella Evanick Noelle hit two for Waling. Anjana Thulung scored one for Chaudandigahi.

Metho opened the scoring for Waling in the 25th minute before Thulung equalized in the 32nd. The equalizer, however, lasted only two minutes before Metho gave a 2-1 lead. She completed her hat-trick in the 44th minute.

Metho scored her fourth three minutes after the break and made it 5-1 in the 55th. Oranella scored in the 71st minute and added another a minute later to complete the win.

Waling's coach Dilip Thapa said his team missed numerous goal scoring opportunities despite the win. "We should have scored more. We scored seven but missed a lot others," said Dilip Thapa.

Chaudandigadhi's coach Dipak Thapa said they would play for points in the next three games. "We are pointless but we would like to change that in the next three matches," said Dipak Thapa.

Waling lie third on the table with three points lead over Nepal Police Club, who have a game in hand. Chaudandigadhi, who scored their only second goal of the tournament, lie in the bottom.

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2021-02-10

ANFA referee course begins in Dhading

A seven-day All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) referee course has begun in Dhading from Tuesday.

ANFA's Head of Referee Department Gokul Thapa inaugurated the event. The course is being conducted by former FIFA referee Laba Khatri, former FIFA assistant referee Madhusudan Khanal and former FIFA referee Birendra Pandey.

The course is being coordinated by Rojen Shrestha.

The week-long course is being organized by Chakradevi Community Society Nepal and The Yearly Trust and is coordinated by Dhading District Football Association.

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Sumita Giri

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Rupesh Silwal

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