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Bharatpur metropolis to provide land to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation to construct cricket stadium

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CHITWAN — Bharatpur Metropolitan City has announced that it would provide a land plot to the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation for developing it into a cricket pitch.

Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Renu Dahal, announced this in a news conference here today.

“Bharatpur metropolis is an area with all types of possibilities. I invite you to come to Chitwan for cricket and the Bharatpur Metropolitan City will provide whatever support it can,” she said.

The Foundation was looking for land plots in various places of Province-3 for construction of cricket stadium, one of its dream projects.

Mayor Dahal said the metropolis was ready to provide the ground located at the metropolis’ ward number 20 for the construction of cricket stadium.

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A sports stadium is under construction at this site. She was of the view that the area at the Chitwan stadium could be expanded a piece of its land allocated for constructing a cricket stadium.

She said the metropolis is also ready to provide the required financial and material support for this purpose, adding that a letter would be sent to the Foundation after getting the proposal to provide the land plot endorsed by the metropolis’ board today alone.

The Bharatpur Metropolitan City has said that it has allotted Rs 10 million for this purpose.

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SAFF Championship : Nepal crash out after 3-0 defeat against Maldives

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KATHMANDU — Maldives has defeated Nepal 3-0 and entered final of the SAFF Championship held at Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Maldivian defender Akram Abdul Ghanee scored the first goal against Nepal at the ninth minute utilizing a free-kick allotted for Maldives for the foul committed my Bimal Gharti Magar.

With this win, Maldives have booked their place in the final of the championship for the fifth time.

The game was briefly stopped after 27 minutes on the clock due to thunderstorm. Upon resumption of the game, Nepal boasted a huge possession with the ball but lacked the finishing touch in front of opposition goal.

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Maldives doubled the score with Ibrahim Waheed Hassan’s scored second goal at the 84th minute by shooting the ball from the center of the box.

Then Waheed Hassan scored the third goal against Nepal at the 87th minute capitalizing on the pass given by Abdulla Asadhulla.

The next edition of the SAFF Championship would be held in Pakistan.

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