Press & Publicity Committee formed for SAFF

ANFA nominates the following 15 members in the Press and Publicity Committee of the SAFF Women's Championship 2019. 

The mega event in scheduled to kick off in Biratnagar from March 12 -22. 

ANFA Ex.Co Member and Spokesperson Mr. Kiran Rai is nominated as the Coordinator of the committee including other 15 other members. 

ANFA believes that the formation of the committee will help encourage the interest in public. 

1. Kiran Rai- coordinator 

2. Damodar Bhattarai – Deputy Coordinator 

3. Kishor Lal Amatya - Member

4. Desh Raj Katwal - Member

5. Avay Kumar Rai - Member

6. Binu Timilsina - Member

7. Debit Basnet - Member

8. Gokul Parajuli - Member

9. Kishor Budathoki - Member

10. Ayush Khadka - Member

11. Ritesh Shrestha - Member

12. Rohit Koirala - Member

13. Deepak Shrestha - Member

14. Binesh Basnet - Member

15. Pravakar Thapa - Member


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AFC Cup 2019 Fixtures Revealed

The Asian Football Federation (AFC) have revealed the fixtures of the AFC Cup 2019.

Nepal league champion Signature Manang Marshyandi Club have been drawn in Group ‘E’ alongside I-League champion Minerva Punjab, Bangladesh League winners Abahani Limited Dhaka and winner of PO South (IND/BHU/SRI).

Manang Marshyandi Club will play their continental home matches at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato.

MMC will start the campaign against Abahani Limited Dhaka on April 3 at the ANFA Complex.

In the group stage, each group will play on a home-and-away round-robin basis. The winners of each group in the Central Asia Zone, South Asia Zone and East Asia Zone advance to the Inter zone play off semi finals.






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FIFA/ANFA Grassroots Coaching Course Begins

FIFA/ANFA Grassroots Coaching Course began here in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

A total of 30 coaches are taking part in the five-day long course being conducted by FIFA Grassroots instructor Yvon Avry.

ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa inaugurated the course amidst a programme. President Sherpa among VP Krishna Thapa & Upendra Man Singh and  GS Indraman Tuladhar briefed the participant’s about the event.

Speaking in the programme, ANFA President Sherpa said, “Grassroots football is the foundation of football development.”

“I would like to extend my wishes to all the participants and hope you all will make best out of the course.”

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ANFA Bids Farewell to Women's team

The All Nepal Football Association today bade farewell to Nepal National Women's Team that is travelling to India to particpate in the four-nation tournament slated from February 7-17 in Bhuwaneshwor. 



ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa and Korean Football Association (KFA) President Chung Mong-gyu wished luck to the team that will first hold a week training camp in Jhapa before leaving for India. 





During the function, ANFA also received 897 pairs of football shoes from the KFA.





The team is scheduled to leave Jhapa on January 30 (Wednesday). 





"First I would like to congratulate Nepal Women's team for their outstanding performance in the Olympics Qualifiers 2020," said KFA President Chung Mong-gyu. 





"I am confident that the team will do the best in second round and earn berth in the finals. We hope Nepal will play Korean in the finals."





Likewise, ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa expressed his gratitude to KFA President for presenting ANFA with the football equipments. 





"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Chung in Nepal for the second time.I also thank KFA for the gift."





"Women's team is doing very well in the international arena and we are hopeful the team will make the nation feel proud in the coming days as well." 





Head coach Hari Khadka finalized 23-member squad on Friday for the tournament in India. 





Nepal has been pitted against Bangladesh, Bhutan and Pakistan in Group ‘A’ of the SAFF Women’s Championship.



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