Competition news


  • 2020-02-16

Nepal men's football team to begin preparation from 1st March

Nepal men's football team will begin its preparaton for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 & AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers match against Chinese Taipei from March 1,2020. 

The players will be attending the national training camp after representing their clubs in some of the tournaments is the districts.

Head coach Johan Kalin has called a preliminary 31-man squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 & AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers match against Chinese Taipei and Australia. 

Nepal will host Chinese Taipei and Australia in the second leg match at the Dashrath Stadium on 26th March and 31st March, 2020 respectively.

31-man Preliminary Squad: 

Bikesh Kuthu, Bishal Shrestha, Alan Neupane, Rajeen Dhimal, Suman Aryal, Amit Tamang, Saroj Dahal, Ajit Bhandari, Tshiring Gurung, Bikash Khawas, Ananta Tamang, Devendra Tamang, Dilen Loktan, Bishal Rai 'B', Sesehang Angdembe, Tej Tamang, Bikram Lama, Subash Gurung, Mikchen Tamang, Pujan Uparkoti, Arik Bista, Sujal Shrestha, Ravi Paswan, Sunil Bal, Anjan Bista, George Prince Karki, Darshan Gurung, Bharat Khawas, Nawayug Shrestha, Asish Lama and Bimal Rana.

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  • 2020-01-12

Jana Jyoti lifts Kwik's Inter School Girls Title

Jana Jyoti Public High School have clinched the title of Kwik's Cup Inter School Football Tournament (Girls).

Jana Jyoti defeated Durga Secondary School 2-1 in the finals of the tournament that was played at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato today.

Dikashya Khand (35') and Alisha Thapa Magar (51') scored for Jana Jyoti School. Sunita Bolan (26') had earlier scored for Durga Secondary.

Likewise, Mahadev Secondary School sidelined Jwalamukhi Secondary School 1-0 to finish third in the competition.  Pratikshya Chaudhary scored the winner for Mahadev Secondary in the 48th minute.

The top four teams received Rs.300, 000, Rs.150, 000. Rs.75, 000 and Rs.50, 000 respectively.

Jana Jyoti Secondary's Binisha Sunar, Dikshya Khand and Amrit KC won the best goalkeeper, the best forward and the best coach awards respectively. Likewise, Pratikshya Chaudhary of Mahadev Secondary and Sunita Sunwar of Durga Secondary was declared the best defender and midfielder.

The best players and coach were prized with Rs. 5, 000 each. 

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  • 2020-01-05

Kwik's Cup Inter School Girl's Tournament 2076

5 January, 2020

Tribeni Secondary School 5-1 Nepalaya E.P.S 

Sajana Rai (6'), Trija Tamang (18', 27', 48'), Nisha Thulung (42') --------- Janki Lamichhane (42') 

Durga Secondary School 21-0 Mangaldeep Boarding School 

Jwalamukhi 2-0 Chahari Shikshya Sadan 

Kritika Rai (54'), Sabina Limbu (70+2')

Adarsha Secondary School 3-4Ekta Gems English School

Ritu Ghale (28') Parbati Ghale (39') Ranjita Dura (41') - Anjal Gurung (24', 36') Sushila Tamang (31') Liza Rai (50') 

6 December, 2020

Triveni Secondary School 3–0 Smriti Boarding School

Maya Limbu (13') Trija Tamang (17', 64') - 

Durga Secondary School 1–0 Jana Jyoti Public High School

Samriddhi Singh (63') - 

Jwalamukhi Secondary School 2–2 Barchuu Secondary School

Ashmita Thapa (14') Satya Kala Rai (46') - Bitisha Sen Thakuri (9') Sushma Tamang (26')

Adarsha Secondary School 0–2 Province 6/7

                                               - Pratikshya Chaudhary (18', 46')

7 December, 2020

Nepalaya English Public Secondary 1-4 Smiriti Boarding School

Arbina Poudel (40', OG) --------- Arbina Poudel (17', 28', 57', 70+1')

ChahariShikshya Sadan 1-2 Barchuli Seconday School

Rabina Subedi (36') – Salina Tharu (26') Rajani Gharti Magar (55')

S.M.D 0-5 Jana Jyoti Public High School

              - Dikshya Chand (30', 56', 68') Anjali Chaudhary (35') Pabitra Chaudhary (40')

Mahadev Secondary School 4-0 Ekata Gems

Hema Rawat (3') Sapana Snchi (22') Pushpa Kumari Bista (54') Pratikshya Chaudhary (70')  - 

9 January, 2020 (QUARTER FINALS) 

Triveni Secondary School 0-1 Jana Jyoti Public School

                                          - Dikshya Khand (26')

Durga Secondary School 3-0 Smriti Boarding School

Sunita Bholan (8', 32') Mandira Rai (41') –

Jwalamukhi Secondary School 4-1 Ekata Gems English Academy

Satyakala Rai (6', 33', 46') Asmita Thapa (35+1') – Anjali Gurung (25')

Mahadev Secondary School 2-0 Barchuli Secondary School

Manju Khadka (9') Saoaa Shahi (17') -

10 January, 2020 (SEMI_FINALS)

Durga Secondary School 3-0 Mahadev Secondary School

Sunita Bolan (18') Anisha Majhi (40') Sahita Rana Magar (45') - 

Jana Jyoti Public School 3-0Jwalamukhi Secondary School 

Roji Subedi (22') Alisha Thapa Magar (49') Sushmita Shah (60') 

12 January, 2020 (Third Place) 

Jwalamukhi Secondary 0-1 Mahadev Secondary School

                                        -    Pratikshya Chaudhary (48')

12 January, 2020 (FINAL) 

Jana Jyoti Public High School 2-1 Durga Secondary School

Dikshya Khand (35') Alisha Thapa Magar (51') – Sunita Bolan (26')

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  • 2019-12-12

Qatar Airways sponsors the All Nepal Football Association League 2019-2020

Qatar Airways has partnered with the All Nepal Football Association for the Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division 2019-2020.

The Qatar Airways 'A' Division Martyr's Memorial League is the biggest annual football event in Nepal starting from 14 December 2019 to 15 February 2020.

The partnership will see the Qatar Airways logo featuring on all 14 league club shirts, as well as providing brand awareness through perimeter boards, stadium flags, LED screens and online digital content as well as other activity.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: "We are very pleased to announce this new partnership, which will see Qatar Airways increase its exposure in Nepal whilst supporting the development of football in the country. We are continually striving to boost our global sporting sponsorship portfolio, and this partnership is just one more example of our dedication to sport and our belief in its power to bring people together."

ANFA President Mr. Karma Tsering Sherpa said: "We are extremely grateful for the support of the award winning global brand, Qatar Airways, and we look forward with great anticipation to an exciting two months of football in the Qatar Airways 'A' Division Martyr's Memorial League. This agreement builds upon our existing collaboration with the Qatar Football Association and we are delighted to forge even closer ties with Qatar with this partnership."

Mr. Mohamad El Eman, Country Director of the Qatar Airways said: "We are very proud to keep our feet in Nepal now. I hope this sponsorship will bring and have more and more success in Nepal. We must thank ANFA for giving us the opportunity." 

The Qatar Airways will provide ANFA a total of 150, 000 USD for the league as per the agreement.  

This is the first time that an international company has sponsored football tournament in Nepal.

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  • 2019-12-05

Shree Narayan Janta School wins Kwik's Cup title in Boys Category

Shree Narayan Janta School, Sarlahi have clinched the title of Kwik's Cup Inter-School National Football Tournament in Boy's category.

Shree Narayan defeated Sainik Awashiya School, Pokhara 3-2 in the final match played today at the ANFA Complex.

Likewise, Nepalaya English Public School finished third and Wonderland School stood forth in the competition.

Nepalaya English Public beat Wonderland School 1-0 in the third place match.

A total of 16 boys team have qualified for the final round of the largest youth football tournament.

Winner Shree Narayan Janta Secondary School bagged Rs. 300,000 while Sainik Aawashiya Pokhara were awarded with Rs. 150, 000.

Nepalaya School and Wonderland School received Rs. 75, 000 and Rs. 50, 000 respectively.

The girl's tournament will begin from 6-13 December, 2019.

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  • 2019-11-25

Kwik's Cup Final Round

25 November 2019 

Nepalaya English Public School 0-0 Shramik Secondary School 

Srijana Gyansagar School 1-2 Saraswoti Higher Secondary School 

Sandip Tamang (31') ------------ Laxman Kumar (5') Samir Dhami (25') 

Gorkha Secondary School 0-3 Wonderland English School 

                                                   Aslesh Nepal (16') Aashish Lawati (46') Pranjal Koirala (67') 

Smriti Boarding School 2-2 Florda International 

Prasant P. Sen (1', 34') -------------------------  Krishna Pariyar (27', 31') 


25 November 2019 

Sainik Av Ma Bidhyalaya 2-0 The Old Capital SS

Kushal Bhandari (67'), Rohan Bhujel (70+2') ----------------

Super Sense 1-2 Sagarmatha Sec School

Ujjwal Ghatani (9') ------------ Manoj Ghimire (17', 41') 

BFSS 0-4 Sainik Pokhara

             ------------------ Prajwol Baniya (3'), Jenish Chaudhary (17', 24'), Sushant Thapa (31')

Shree Narayan JSSS Sarlahi 3-1 Triyuga Namuna MB 

Bishow Kumar Syangtan (3') --------------- Anish Chaudhary (33') 

Dilip Moktan (39', 70') 


27 November 2019

Nepalaya English Public School 1-0 Gorkha M.B 

Sagar Theeng (18') 

Shramik M.B 0-5 Wonderland English School 

                       --------------- Manil Kangdangwa (7', 50') Nishan Gurung (13', 70') Sahil Limbu (26') 

Srijana Gyansagar High School 2-3 Smiriti Boarding School 

Rajan Pande (24') Diwash Adhikari (36') -------------- Prasant Pratap Sen (14') Ankit Sijapati Thapa (29') Sadin KC (50')

Saraswoti M.B 8-1  Province 6/7 

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  • 2019-11-22

Football Draw Ceremony conducted for 13th SAG

The official draw ceremony for 13th South Asian Games (SAG) Men's Football and Women's Football has been conducted at the ANFA House today.

Six teams in the men's category and four teams in the women's category discovered their opponents for the competition.

Men's Football will see 6 teams divided into two groups, with the respective group winners and runner-up advancing to the semis.

In Group A, hosts Nepal will have Bangladesh and Bhutan while Group B has India, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, four teams i.e. India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives will compete in the Women's Football of the SAG in Pokhara from 3-9 December, 2019.

The Women's football will be played in single round robin seeing top two teams playing in the finals.

ANFA Vice-President and Chairperson of the draw ceremony, Deepak Shahi, Deputy Director of Training and Coaching Department NSC and Chief Football Coach NSC, Milan Hada were present in the draw ceremony.

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  • 2019-11-11

Bhutan's Changlimithang approved as Neutral Venue

The Asian Football Confederation on Monday approved Changlimithang Stadium as the neutral venue for the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers/ Prelimiary Round II match between Nepal and Kuwait on November 19.

The All Nepal Football Association and the Bhutan Football Federation had made an agreement to arrange all logistic matters for the match on November 19.

The ANFA has asked BFF for the permission to play the match at the Changlimithang Stadium after AFC's inspection at the Dasarath Stadium on 5 November. The AFC requested ANFA to swap the venue of home match and nominate another venue on a neutral ground due to renovations at the Dasarath Stadium.

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