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2022-12-30

Royal Spanish Football Federation Vic Prez calls on ANFA President Nembang

Vice President of Royal Spanish Football Federation and President of Extremaduran Football Federation Pedro Rocha and President of CP Cacereno Carlos Ordonez met All Nepal Football President (ANFA) President Pankaj Bikram Nembang at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Friday.

ANFA Vice President Dawa Lama, General Secretary Kiran Rai, Spokesperson Suresh Shah were also present in the meeting.

The two sides discussed to maintain the coordinal relationship between the two football associations and continue coordination.

Spanish club CP Cacereno had played two friendlies in Nepal on December 28 and 29.

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2022-12-30

Farewell to a legend

Brazilian football legend Pele, widely considered as the greatest footballer ever, has died at the age of 82.

The only player to win the World Cup three times, Pele had been suffering with kidney and prostate problems in recent years.

He was was named Fifa's Player of the Century in 2000.

He is credited with scoring a world record 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during a 21-year career, including 77 goals in 92 matches for his country.

Pele, whose original name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, became a global star when, aged 17, he helped Brazil win the 1958 World Cup in Sweden. He also won the World Cup with Brazil in 1962 and 1970.

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2022-12-29

Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League to begin from March 3

The meeting between All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and A Division Clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato agreed to begin the Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League 2079 from March 3, 2023.

The league will be played in double round robin format.

Representatives from all A Division Clubs were present in the meeting.

The two sides had met on December 22 ending the meeting on a positive note.

ANFA President Pankaj Bikram Nembang, Vice Presidents Birat Jung Shahi, Deepak Khatiwada and Dawa Lama, Ex Co members Rupesh Adhikari and Pema Lama, General Secretary Kiran Rai, Treasurer Rabindra Joshi and spokesperson Suresh Shah were present in the meeting.

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2022-12-27

Women's U-20 team reduced to 41

The preliminary squad for the national U-20 women's team has been reduced to 41.

Head coach Yam Prasad Gurung reduced his squad to 41 on Tuesday.

The team will take part in the SAFF U-20 Women's Championship to be held in Dhaka from February 3-9, 2023.

Preliminary squad

Goalkeepers: Kabita BK, Sabitri Kishan, Lila Joshi, Puja Thapa, Sujata Tamang, Mira Rai

Defenders: Rojina Bista, Anisha Kunwar, Dipa Pun, Sabina Chaudhary, Sajani Thokar, Saru Hamal, Sunita Bholan, Shova Chhetri, Divya Yasmali Magar, Pratikshya Chaudhary, Ganga Rokaya, Kumari Tamang

Midfielders: Tulasa Bohara, Sushila KC, Birsana Chaudhary, Sushma GT, Salina Saru, Manidra Rai, Kusum Khatiwada, Jenifer Rana, Sarah Bajracharya, Sunkala Rai, Manmaya Damai, Preeti Rai, Anjali Machamasi, Saraswati Hamal, Hima Rawat, Deepa Shahi

Forwards: Garima Rai, Amisha Karki, Mamata Pun, Anjali Chand, Barsha Oli, Sadipa Bholan, Senu Pariyar

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