Kathmandu, December 30
The government has announced a cash prize of Rs 500,000 to each member of the Nepal national women’s volleyball team that have won the title of the Asian Central Zone Volleyball Challenge Cup for the second consecutive time.
A cabinet meeting held on Wednesday made the decision to award the players, coaches and an official, according to a minister. Two coaches will get Rs 300,000 each whereas the official will get Rs 200,000.
Meanwhile, the team returned home from Bangladesh on Thursday morning to receive a hero’s welcome. Youth and Sports Minister Maheshwar Gahatraj was also present there.
Nepal had defeated Uzbekistan to win the title on Tuesday.