ANFA U-16 Youth League resumes

The ANFA U-16 Youth League has resumed from Monday.

Matches will be played on weekends and on public holidays with 10 A division clubs competing in the youth tournament.

Friends Club defeated Manang Marsyangdi Club 3-2 while Tribhuvan Army Football Club and Church Boys United played a goalless draw at ANFA Complex on Monday.

In Tuesday's game, Machhindra Football Club edged out Nepal Police Club 3-1 and APF Football Club thrashed FC Khumaltar 4-0.

The match summaries of all the matches can be viewed here.

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Goalkeeper Bishal Shrestha calls time on international career

Goalkeeper Bishal Shrestha has announced his retirement from international career.

Shrestha announced he was calling time from the national team after the final league game of FC Chitwan in the Nepal Super League season two on Friday. Shrestha had captained FC Chitwan in the second season.

"I had made up my mind to retire after the SAFF Championship [in India]. I thought to give space to the new generation," said Shrestha who was adjudged Player of the Match in Chitwan's final league match.

Shrestha had debuted for the national team against India on September 5, 2021. He replaced Kiran Chemjong in the 86th minute to make his long-awaited debut for the national team.

"I had to wait and finally got my chance in September. That was a memorable day for me. I would like to thank all who supported me during my time with the national team," he added.

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AFC C Diploma Coaching Course second phase begins in Dharan

The five -day second phase of the AFC C Diploma Coaching Course began in Dharan, Sunsari on Saturday. The course is organized by the Koshi Province Football Association with technical support from the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).

Vice President of Koshi Province Football Association Mani Chemjong delivered an inspiring speech  highlighting the importance of the coaching course during the  opening ceremony of second phase of the course.

Acting Technical Director Hari Khadka and Head of Coach Education Sanjeet Singh are the instructors of the course. The first phase of the course was conducted from November 21 to November 27.

A total of 24 coaches are taking part in the course.

Participants: Bhes Raj Limbu, Purna Subba, Munna Subba, Mitra Bahadur Basnet, Dipan Limbu, Angur Kumar Khadgi, Amrit Rai, Umesh Jimi, Rakesh Gurung, Lekh Nath Khatiwada, Rekha Poudel, Santosh Tamang, Debu Rai, Prabin Rai, Shyam Krishna Adhikari, Basanta Raj Niraula, Raj Kumar Shrestha, Roshan Shah, Lalit Thapa, Pratik Malla, Nikesh Khadka, Gyalgen Dukpa Lama, Hemant Magar, Pranish Khatri, and Pomesh Chettri

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Indraman Tuladhar takes over as CEO, handed appointment letter by GS Kiran Rai

ANFA General Secretary Kiran Rai has handed over the appointment letter to newly appointed ANFA CEO Sankata Club President and former ANFA General Secretary Indraman Tuladhar.

Tuladhar was appointed to the post by the ANFA Executive Committee meeting on Monday. He received his appointment letter at ANFA.

Tuladhar was welcomed to ANFA by GS Rai and ANFA staffs.

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