MYA, Satdobato bag win

11 February 2019 – Shree Kumari Club suffered defeat, going down 2-1 to Satdobato Youth Club while Madhyapur Youth Association edge Khumaltar Youth Club 3-2 at the Martyr’s Memorial ‘B’ Division League here at the ANFA Complex today.

 Dipesh Gurung in the 21st minute opened the scoring for Satdobato Youth Club in spectacular fashion.



Gurung fooled custodian Anish Deula for the time, to strike through free kick from 30 yard to give Satdobato a lead.



Ranjan Pun then doubled the lead for Satdobato in the 53rd minute.



Shree Kumari could only net a single through Subigya Regmi in second half injury.



Likewise, Abhay Rana’s brace was not enough to earn Khumaltar Youth a victory in an entertaining second match of the day.



Rana scored in 40th and 74th minute of the match.



Subarna Bikram Karki (8’), Kailash Lamichhane (45+1') and Biebsh Gurung (66’) scored for MYA.



Khumaltar Youth could have ended the match draw, had not Rajendra Deula squandered a chance in penalty in the final injury minutes.





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Pulchowk, RCT wins

10 February 2019 - Rani Pokhari Corner Team (RCT) defeated Nayabasti Youth Club 3-1 and Pulchowk Sports Club sidelined Spark Hospital Bansbari Club 3-1 in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial ‘B’ Division League that is being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Sunday.



Sansar Nanda Palanchoke contributed a brace for RCT as they overturn Nayabasti’s 1-0 lead.





Nayabasti however took the lead earlier with Shani Kumar Chaudhary in the 2nd minute of the match.





Pukar Ale Magar scored an equalizer for RCT converting a penalty in the 29th minute.





Man of the Match Sansar Nanda Palanchoke netted twice (51’, 90+3’) in the second half as RCT bag three points with a win.





Meanwhile, Tika Raj Gurung(17’), Ram Kaji Kumal (52’) and Sushil Gurung (90+3’) scored a goal each in a win for Pulchowk Sports.





Nabin Thapa (47’) scored a consolation for Spark Hospital Bansbari Club.



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Jhamsikhel Youth & Tushal Yuba wins

8 February 2019 - Jhamsikhel Youth Club today took Boys Union Club in the inaugural match of Martyr’s Memorial ‘B’ Division League 2075 as the promoted side ended up winning by a 1-0 score line. Thanks to Alish Lungeli for the goal in the 39th minute.

Susan Lama could have leveled the score line for Boy’s Union Club at the opening day if not for Jhamsikhel Youth goalkeeper Subash Magar, who saved his spot kick in the 70th minute.



In the second match of the day, Tusal Yuba Club defeated Shree Bhagwati Club with the same 1-0 score line.



Alon Rai scored the winner for Tusal Yuba in the 22nd minute.



Earlier, the league was inagurated by Chir Babu Maharjan, Mayor of Lalitpur Metroplitancity. 













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Martyr's Memorial 'B' Division League kicking off from tomorrow

The All Nepal Football Association is all set to organize Martyr’s Memorial ‘B’ Division League at the ANFA Complex in Satdobato from Friday.

12 ‘B’ division clubs are divided into two groups. Jhamsikhel Youth Club, R.C.T, Shree Kumari Club, Satdobato Youth Club, nayabasti Youth Club and Boys Union Club are drawn in Group ‘A’ while Tusal Youth Club, Pulchowk Sports Club, Madhyapur Youth Association, Khumaltar Yuba Club, Bansbari Club and Shree Bhagwati Club are pitted in Group ‘B’.

The group stage will be played in round robin basis, where each team from one group will play five matches.

Top two teams from each group will qualify for final round.

Meanwhile, the points from the group stage will not be counted in the final round.   

The champion will take Rs. 800,000 while the runner-up will be awarded with Rs. 500,000.

Similarly, the third and the fourth team will bag Rs. 300,000 and Rs. 200,000 respectively.

Jhamsikhel Youth Club will take on Boys Union in the opening day. There will be two matches played each day.

The total estimated budget of the league is 15 million.

Each team will get Rs 700,000 as preparation money. 

The league will have no relegation system, but the bottom two teams (one from each group) will be penalized with one point in next league. Also, the FA will deduct Rs. 50, 000 of money from the preparation money. 

The best players in various positions and coach will get Rs 25,000 each.






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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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