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Head Coach Khadka announce 23-women squad

January 25, 2019 - Nepal Women’s Football team head coach Hari Khadka has announced his 23-women squad, who will accompany the Nepal Women’s Football team to India, for the four-nation tournament.

India invited Nepal to compete in the tournament that is scheduled to take place in Bhubaneswar from 7th to 17th February, 2019.

The tournament features four teams including hosts, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

The tournament in India is regarded as part of the preparation for upcoming SAFF Women’s Championship.

Nepal is hosting the championship in Biratnagar from March 12 to March 22.

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

“The tournament in India will help the players find exposure before the major championship,” said head coach Khadka.

Among the listed 23-squad traveling to India, coach Khadka will then reduce the players to 20 as the final squad for the SAFF.


The Squads:

Goalkeepers: Anjana Rana Magar, Usha Nath, Anjila Tumbapo Subba.

Defenders: Hira Kumari Bhujel, Gita Rana, Punam Jargha Magar, Amrita Jaishi, Kabita Dhimal, Sunita Chaudhary, Puja Rana, Man Maya Limbu.

Midfielders: Bimala Chaudhary, Anita Basnet, Dipa Rai, Manjali Kumari Yonjan, Sharmila Thapa, Saru Limbu, Renuka Nagarkote, Anita KC.

Forwards: Anu Lama, Rekha  Poudel, Niru Thapa (C), Sabitra Bhandari.

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Nepal Women's Football Team to participate in India as part of SAFF Championship preparation

January 22, 2019 - The Nepal National Women’s Football Team will compete in a four-nation tournament in Bhubaneswar, India from 7th to 17th of February, 2019, as part of the preparations for the upcoming SAFF Women’s Championship. The tournament features four teams including hosts India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Nepal is hosting the SAFF Women’s Championship from March 12th in Biratnagar. Nepal has been drawn in Group ‘A’ of the SAFF Women’s Championship alongside Bangladesh, Bhutan and Pakistan.


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Signature Manang Marshyangdi Club Wins Pulsar Martyrs Memorial A Division League 2018.

Signature Manang Marshyangdi Club wins Pulsar Martyrs' Memorial A Divison League for a record 8th time. Signature MMC topped the table with 36 points suffering just one loss in the final game against Friends Club. CMG Sankata secured the second position with 28 points and Ruslan Three Star Club on the third position with 26 points.ANFA also awarded the following players were awarded for their best performance in the respective fields. Along with the league winner ANFA also awarded Heman Gurung (MMC) as the best midfielder, Bharat Khawas (TAC) as best forward, Bikash Khawas (TAC) as emerging youth talent, Ranjit Dhimal (TSC) as the best defense. Suman Shrestha (MMC) as best coach and Bishal Shrestha (MMC) as best keeper. Find the full points table

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Mahindra APF Defeats CMG Sankata Club 2 - 1.

Mahindra Armed Police Club beat CMG Sankata Club 2 - 1 to secure the fifth position in the ongoing Pulsar Martyrs' Memorial A Division League Match held on 7th January 2019. Sankata Club even though dominated the possession in the starting minutes were caught on the counter-attack. The ball cleared by the APF keeper was taken all the way from center line to the goal post by Yubraj Khadka in the 26th minute of the game. Sankata Club put back to back to level the match but APF's disciplined defense stood firm. APF doubled their lead in the 71st minute of the game when Rajan Gurung headed home a brilliant ball from a freekick. Sankata Club was forced to make two substitutions in the game due to injury for Tampi Ernest and Saroj Dahal. Sankata managed to pull one back in the 93rd minute of the game from a brilliant freekick from Laxman Ruchal. Bishwas Udas was awarded the man of the match award.


Sankata finished the league grabbing the second position with 28 points where APF 6th with 23 points.Find the all match highlights here.

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Ruslan Three Star Beats Himalayan Sherpa To Confirm Third Position

Ruslan Three Star Club(TSC) confirmed the third position on Pulsar Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2018 with a  2-0 win against Himalayan Sherpa Club (HSC). Buddha Raj Limbu and Ranjan Bista were in the score sheet in Sunday's match held at ANFA Complex, Satdobato. From the beginning, HSC looked promising and sharp on attack.  But it was TSC who took the lead at the 28th minute with Budhha Raj Limbu's wonderful placing goal. Ranjan Bista(TSC) assisted an excellent through ball inside HSC box. Limbu made no mistake and placed the shot at the bottom left corner of the goal. TSC, however, struggled to get a good grip in ball possession and attack. HSC side was amazing at opposition half in both the halves of the game. TSC keeper Alan Neupane made numbers of wonderful saves to keep his team ahead. At the 89th minute, Ranjan Bista doubled TSC's lead in a counted initiated by Ranjit Dhimal with a long ball. Bista won one on one against HSC keeper Kishor Giri to net the ball. TSC captan Bikram Lama was awarded man of the match for his contribution in the game.

Ruslan TSC ended up in the third position with 26 points after the 13th round. Pulsar Tribhuwan Army(TAC) stands fourth with 25 points after 3-0 win against Machhindra Club at Armed Police Force Stadium, Halchowk.

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  • 2019-01-05

Nepal Police Club Settle For 1-1 Draw Against Saraswoti Youth Club

The match between Saraswoti Youth Club and Nepal Police Club ended up in a stalemate of score 1 - 1 in the last round of ongoing Pulsar Martyr’s Memorial ‘A’ Division league at APF stadium, Halchowk on 5th January, 2019. First half of the game, both teams were playing well creating chances but could not score. Second half started with a goal by SYC. Victor Amobi of SYC scored a penalty at 50th minute after a foul inside the box. The lead did not last long as NPC came back into the game just 3 minutes after that with a goal by Ravi Paswan on a cross by Nir Kumar Rai. After that NPC got many chances to take the lead but were unsuccessful to score. Victor Amobi was awarded the man of the match award for his performance in the game.


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Valley Chyasal Youth Club Held To 1-1 Draw By Grandmaster Jawalakhel Youth Clun

The first match of last round of Pulsar Martyr's Memorial ‘A’ Division League between GrandMaster Jawalakhel Youth Club and Valley Chyasal Youth Club ended up in a 1 - 1 draw at APF stadium, Halchowk on 5th January, 2019. The only two goals of the game happened in the first half of the match. First goal came from JYC at 10th minute. The goal was a header goal by Aruj Singh to a cross from a freekick. CYC got a chance to equalize the game at 32nd minute after a foul by Fode Fofana of JYC onto Sunny Byanjankar of CYC inside the box gave them a penalty. Tshiring Gurung of CYC took the penalty kick and scored on the bottom left corner of the post equalizing the game. Second half was a more aggressive half as three players were booked, Ajay Thapa and Suraj Jeu Thakuri of JYC and Koara Larba of CYC. Kuldip Karki of JYC was awarded the man of the match award for his performance in the game.

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  • 2019-01-03

First-ever Nepal Super League and Inter-school tournaments!

January 1, 2019 - The All Nepal Football Association is preparing to welcome its first franchise-based Nepal Super League and School League.The league comes in partnership with the Nepal Sports & Event Management (NSEM) and the ANFA.Organizing a Press Meet on Tuesday, ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa and NSEM President Nirvana Chaudhary signed and exchanged the memorandum of understanding amidst a signing ceremony.The League will be held in all different seven provinces.“Our firm aim is to take the sport to all corners and to develop football at a grassroots level,” said ANFA President Sherpa.“It’s just a start and we believe it to make a true festival. It will also be a great opportunity for the football players with respect to finances and exposure,” added Sherpa.President of NSEM, Niravan Chaudhary said that the idea comes to encourage and motivate youths through football.


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