Grassroot workshop concludes in Jumla

The two-day  grassroot workshop has concluded in Jumla on Saturday.

Sixteen coach educators took part in the workshop. Practical and theoretical session were conducted in the first day on Friday where participants presented their group works.

Subjects such as the importance of grassroot, its objectives, values and strategic plan needed for grassroot were discussed. The session also saw discussion on the safeguarding grassroot where various measures were explored to make grassroot safe.

The second day of the workshop focused on the overall technical development of the children. The participants discussed on the means to make grassroot festival more fun entertaining and informative.

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Nepal lose 2-0 to Jordan

Nepal produced a resilient first half display but were downed by late goals in 2-0 defeat to Joran in their opening match of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers in Kuwait on Wednesday.

After a goalless first half, Aliyad Olwan put Jordan ahead in the 69th minute before Hamza Ali Aldaradreh added another through a penalty in the 82nd minute to complete the victory.

Debutant goalkeeper Dip Karki saved a penalty in the first half as Nepal were holed into their own half in the first 45 minutes. Gautam Shrestha had brought down Mohammad Faisal Zraiq in the penalty aread and the resulting penalty by Mousa Mohammad Suleiman was saved by Karki.

Nepal will now play their second match against hosts Kuwait on June 11.

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40 players called up for closed camp of Asian Games

National Sports Council has called up 40 players for the closed camp training of women's football in Asian Games.

The closed camp will begin from June 7.

Players: Anjila Tumbapo Subba (GK), Anjana Rana Magar (GK), Usha Nath (GK), Kabita BK (GK), Amrita Jaisi, Gita Rana, Punam Jargha Magar, Hira Kumari Bhujel, Puja Rana, Bimala BK, Srijana Singh, Nisha Thokar, Saloni Rana Magar, Srijana Chemjong, Samikshya Ghimire, Renuka Nagarkote, Saru Limbu, Bimala Chaudhary, Anita Basnet, Preeti Rai, Dipa Rai, Indira Rai, Manjali Kumari Yonjan, Nirmala Upadhyay, Dipa Shahi, Hima Chaudhary, Birsana Chaudhary, Saraswati Ayer, Sumitra Singh Pakhrin, Sabitra Bhandari, Anita KC, Saraswati Rokaya, Nirmala BK, Sabita Rana Magar, Rashmi Kumari Ghising, Rajani Thokar, Chandra Bhandari, Amisha Karki, Rekha Poudel, Kusum Khatiwada

(File photo)

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Jhapa Football Club clinch C Division title

Jhapa Football Club won the title of Martyr's Memorial 'C' Division League 2022 defeating Swoyambhu Club 4-2 at ANFA Complex in Satdobato.

Bishal Khawas scored twice and Manish Limbu and Pujan Rai scored one each in Jhapa's win. Khawas scored the first in the third minute before adding his second in the 39th. After Limbu scored Jhapa's third in 48th, Roshan Chhetri pulled one back for Swoyambhu in the 51st.

Four minutes after Swoyambu's first goal, Rai scored Jhapa's fourth. Palsang Lama made it 4-2 for Swoyambhu in the 67th minute.

Jhapa won a cash prize of Rs 1 million with the title. Runner-up Planning Boys United took Rs 700,000 and RC32 Football Academy won Rs 400,000 for finishing third.

Chief guest Member Secretary of National Sports Council Tanka Lal Ghising distributed the prize to the winners and runner-up.

Jhapa's Paras Karki won the Player of the Tournament and won Rs 50,000. Mahabir Club received the Fair Play award and won Rs 50,000.

With 14 goals each, the Golden Boot was shared between Planning Boys United's Fagu Ram Tharu and Sanepa Club's Khem Raj Tamang. They also shared Rs 35,000 prize money between them.

Planning Boys Lokesh Chaudhary won Keeper of the Tournament and won Rs 35,000.

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