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Aussems not to renew contract as Nepal football coach

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KATHMANDU — Nepal national football teams coach Patrick Aussems announced on Saturday that he would not renew his contract with the All Nepal Football Association.

His decision came after the Nepali national team delivered a dreary performance at the eighth SAFF Championship being held in India.

Nepal had lost both matches in the tournament and crashed out of the group stage for the first time since 2009.

Aussems wrote in his Twitter page that he made the decision as ANFA did not respond to a plan he had prepared for the development of Nepali football.

In his tweets, Aussems added that Nepali players could not perform well for want of professionalism, vision for the future and development plans on part of the governing body, despite their skills.

“What a pity for these young talented players,” he wrote.

Aussems had taken the charge of the national group from September 1, 2015.

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Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football: Army beats Brigade Boys

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KATHMANDU- The departmental team, Nepal Army, beat the Brigade Boys Club in the first match of the seventh round games played today under the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football Championship.

The match was held at the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) complex in Lalitpur.

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Army edged Brigade Boys, one goal to nil. Tanka Basnet became the star player for the Army as the lone goal he converted Santosh Budhathoki’s pass ball into a goal through a header in the 67th minute which sealed the fate of the match.

Army’s Tek Bahadur Budhathoki was declared the Man of the Match. The Army is in the fourth position in the points table. It has 17 points from seven games. Brigade Boys is in the 11th place with four points from seven games.

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