ANFA to conduct trails for U-16 players

All Nepal Football Association will conduct trails in districts for the selection of players for the SAFF U-16 Championship.

A letter has been circulated to member districts in this regard on Friday.

The selection in districts will be held from July 17 to 20. The players selected from the district will undergo another round of selection, this time in province from July 22 to 30. The final round of selection will be held in Kathmandu from August 1 to 5.

Players born on and after 1st January, 2008 (Poush 17, 2064 BS)can take part in the selection.

The SAFF U-16 Championship will be held in Bhutan from September 1-11.

Read more


Nepal play 1-1 draw with Bangladesh in first friendly

Nepal and Bangladesh played a 1-1 draw in the first friendly match on Thursday.

In the match at Bir Shrestha Shaheed Shipahi Mustofa Kamal Stadium, Bangladesh took the lead before Sabitra Bhandari scored to level the match.

Sabina Khatun gave Bangladesh the lead in the 65th minute. Bhandari scored in the added minutes of the game to ear the draw for Nepal.

Nepal and Bangladesh are playing two friendlies, the second will be played in July 16. The last time the two sides faced each other was in the final of SAFF Women's Championship in Kathmandu where Nepal lost 3-1 to Bangladesh.

Read more


ANFA U-16 Youth League set to begin today

The ANFA U-16 Youth League is all set to begin from Friday. The tournament begins with Manang Marsyangdi Club taking against Nepal Police Club in the first match at ANFA Complex at 3 pm.

Ten teams are taking part in the league which will continue for the next six months. Manang Marsyangdi Club, FC Khumaltar, Sankata Club, Tribhuvan Army FC, Friends Club, Church Boys United, New Road Team, APF Football Academy, Machhindra FC and Nepal Police Club will take part in the youth competition.

Matches will be played on Saturdays and public holidays. Matches will be played at ANFA Complex, Chyasal Stadium and Nepal Army's ground in Sallaghari.

Read more


ANFA, Star Hospital sign medical agreement for U-16 league

All Nepal Football Association and Star Hospital have signed one year agreement regarding various medical services for the upcoming ANFA U-16 Youth League set to begin this Saturday.

ANFA President Pankaj Bikram Nembang and Star Hospital Executive Chairman Kishore K Maharjan signed in the agreement at Star Hospital in Sanepa on Wednesday.

As per the agreement, Star Hospital will provide medical services to the players and officials of the League and also provide discount in various medical services.

Star Hospital will also provide medical personnel in the match venues and ambulance in the League.

ANFA General Secretary Kiran Rai, Treasurer Rabindra Joshi, Assistant General Secretary Arunman Joshi were also present in the signing ceremony.

Read more