All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Wednesday announced to reward each player from the wining squad of U-19 SAFF Championship with Rs 2 lakhs each.
A meeting of the ANFA’s executive committee presided by ANFA Chair Ganesh Thapa at ANFA Complex, Satdobato took the decision to felicitate players with cash reward.
Nepal won the title enlisting 5-4 in the hard-battled sudden death round over India in the last on August 29.
Earlier, before the final match, Minister for Youth and Sports Purushottam Poudel had announced to reward the squad with Rs 100,000 if they won the championship.
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Dhangadhi Team Chaurah lifts DPL-2 title
DHANGADHI — Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has won the second edition of Dhangadhi Premier League Twenty-20 Cricket title defeating Kathmandu Goldens in the final match on Friday.
Team Chauraha emerged as the defending champion of the DPL by restricting Kathmandu Goldens to 60 runs while it was chasing 182 runs target.
Put into bat first after winning the toss at SSP grounds, Sompal Kami-led Chauaraha scored a total of 181-4 in their allotted 20 overs and restricted national cricket team Vice-captain Gyanendra Malla-led Goldens to 160-8.
Team Chauraha’s LS Bhandari grabbed highest three wickets giving away 22 runs in four overs. Likewise, Roshan Mustafa took two wickets conceding two wickets while Samsad Sheikh and YS Karki grabbed one wicket each piling pressure on the opponent team.
Along with title, Champion Chauaraha bagged a purse of Rs 2.5 million whereas runner-up Goldens was rewarded with Rs one million.Follow @gorkhapost