Dressing Rooms & Referee Room Handed Over To Nepal Army

The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) today handed over the dressing rooms and a referee room to Nepal Army. The dressing rooms and referee room is constructed by the ANFA at the Nepal Army Football Ground at the Army Headquarter, Bhadrakali. ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa and CoAS Purna Chandra Thapa signed and exchanged a formal (MoU). The MoU will facilitate the sharing of properties constructed by the ANFA. The ground will be used by ANFA as a training field for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers home matches. "ANFA's role as the governing body of football in Nepal is to assist, motivate and help improve standards in all areas. As such, our vision is to develop playing fields across the country," said ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa. CoAS Purna Chandra Thapa also thanked ANFA for the infrastructure and maintaing the ground. Nepal will host Chinese Taipei, Australia and Jordan in the month of October and November.

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ANFA Interacts with Schools in the Valley

The All Nepal Football Association today invited 13 schools of Kathmandu valley for the interaction to organize Youth Leagues. ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa, ANFA Vice President and Chairman of Youth Development Committee Upendra Man Singh and Head of Elite Youth Nabin Maharjan presented their plans and proposal to the schools to organize Youth League in collaboration with the A Division Clubs. The schools and ANFA interacted and discussed in details about the modules and format of the League. The ANFA will soon organize youth competition for the age group of U-14 and U-18. The Participant schools were: Little Angels Scool, Buddhanilkantha School, GEMS, Gyanodaya Bal Batika, Nepal Police School, Sainik Awasiya Mahabidhyalaya, Nepal APF School, Laboratary School, Modern Indian School, St. Xaviers School, SOS, Malpi School and Suvhatara School.

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KMC provides Rs. 1 million to Kathmandu based clubs

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has provided Rs. 1 million to each of the six Kathmandu-based top division clubs of Nepal. Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya handed over the money to the clubs. "The money is provided to support the clubs financially. This is for the development of football in the country by assuring the clubs increase their funds," said Mayor Shakya. New Road Team (NRT), Machhinda Club, Saraswoti Youth Club (SYC), Himalayan Sherpa Club (HYC), Sankata Club and Manang Marshyandi (MMC) are the Kathmandu based teams that played the Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League 2076. The event was also joined by Deputy Mayor Hariprabha Khadgi and Eknarayan Aryal, CEO of KMC.

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SAFF Cup postponed to 2021

The SAFF Cup, initially scheduled for September 19-30, has been postponed to next year due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The decision was taken on Monday at an online meeting of the South Asian Football Federation, with the General Secretaries of the football associations of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bhutan along with SAFF General Secretary Anwarul Huq present. Mr. Anwarul Huq, General Secretary of SAFF welcomed everyone and thanked them for their time. The respective General Secretaries gave their valuable insights regarding Covid-19 challenges and opinion regarding the competitions. Taking everything into account SAFF has decided to postpone SAFF Championship to 2021. In regards to the Youth Competitions it is been postponed till the next review meeting in early September when after reassessing the Covid-19 scenario a decision will be taken.

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