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Dheeraj Shrestha: Boy who once played football as hobby is leading A Division club at 19

When Dheeraj Shrestha got a call for a trail at Friends Club two years ago, he didn’t have much hope of becoming a footballer. With no support from his family and with hardly any experience at a tender age of 17, he never thought he’d make it. But two years down the, line he’s the […]

SAFF U-15 Championship: Two matches today

Kathmandu, October 26 Two matches are scheduled for today under the SAFF U-15 Championship football tournament being held in Kathmandu. The matches are taking place at the Al Nepal Football Association (ANFA) ground in Satdobato, Lalitpur. Pakistan and Bhutan are playing in the first match while the Maldives are meeting Bangladesh in the second match. […]

(Updated) Nepal beat Maldives 4-0 in opening match of SAFF U-15 Championship

Kathmandu, October 25 Nepal have beaten the Maldives 4-0 in the inaugural math of the SAFF U-15 Championship 2018. Nepal scored two goals in the first half and the other two in the second. Nepal’s John Limbu, Namas Thapa Magar, Shasank Bohora and Dipesh Rai scored for the team. In the other match of the […]

A Division League to commence on September 29 after a gap of five years

Kathmandu, September 16 Nepal’s football governing body, All Nepal Football Association, says it is organising the Martyrs’ Memorial A Division League from September 29. This is the first A Division League tournament of domestic football in past five years. The tournament could not be held in last four years owing to internal disputes in ANFA. […]

SAFF Women’s Championship: Nepal drawn in Group ‘A’

Kathmandu, September 14 The South Asian Football Federation on Friday has published the official draw for the upcoming SAFF Women’s Championship. Nepal have been drawn in Group ‘A’ along with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Pakistan. India, the Maldives and Pakistan are drawn in Group ‘B’ of the seven-team tournament. The group division is identical to that […]

Nepal lose SAFF semifinal to Maldives

Kathmandu, September 12 Nepal’s dream of winning the SAFF Championship title for the first time got shattered on Wednesday as they got defeated by the Maldives 3-0 in the first semifinal of the tournament being held in Dhaka of Bangladesh. Captain Akram Abdul Ghanee scored in the ninth minute of the match to take the […]