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Nepal football clubs urge ANFA to hold election, organise leagues regularly

Kathmandu, April 11 Football clubs in the country have urged All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) to hold its election so as to elect the new executive committee at the earliest. Earlier, the national football regulatory body was scheduled to hold its election in March last week. However, a court order had blocked the poll. They […]

Nepal renews Gyotoku Koji’s contract as national football coach

Kathmandu, February 28 The All Nepal Football Association has extended its contract with head coach of Nepali national football team, Gyotoku Koji, by a year. The extension was announced by ANFA President Narendra Shreshta in an event held at the Japanese Embassy today. Talking to the press after the announcement, Koji said, “I am happy with how […]

10 goals in 50 matches: Nepal football team’s skipper Anil Gurung retires

Kathmandu, November 14 Nepal’s national football team’s captain Anil Gurung retired on Tuesday immediately after his 50th match as a member of the national team. While playing as a national player for 10 years, Gurung scored 10 goals. Gurung had got the chance to lead the team after senior team members including then captain Sagar […]

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Nepal squad announced for Philippines clash

Kathmandu, November 13 The All Nepal Football Association on Monday announced a 23-member squad for a match against Philippines to be played tomorrow under the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers. Skipper Anil Gurung has made a comeback to the team. It will be Gurung’s 50th match from the national team. He has already announced to retire […]

AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers: Nepal lose opening match to Kyrgyzstan

Kathmandu, October 31 Nepal faced a 0-2 defeat to Kyrgyzstan in the opening match held under the 2018 AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers. In the match held at the Dolen Omurzakov Stadium at Bishkek, Nepal conceded the first goal in the 21st minute and the second one in the additional time in the second half from […]

AFC recognises efforts of Nepal Police against match fixing

Kathmandu, October 13 The Asian Football Confederation has recognised the efforts made by Nepal Police against match fixing. The Metropolitan Crime Division has been feted for its anti-match fixing investigations in 2015 and 2016. AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John welcomed then chief of the Division, Sarbendra Khanal and his colleague Sudip Raj Pathak of […]