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Japan to support Nepali athletes to Olympics

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KATHMANDU — An agreement has been reached between Nepal Olympic Committee and the Fukushima Tamura city of Japan to support Nepali athletes competing in the 2020 Olypmpics to held in Japan.

Deputy Mayor of Tamura City Kawaguchi Naoyuki and NOC Chair Jeevaram Shrestha signed the agreement in presence of Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masamichi Saigo here on Friday.

The event was held at the NOC office in Satdobato.

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Accordingly, the Tamura City will support the pre-games training camp for the Nepali athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Presently, a five-member team led by Deputy Mayor Nayoyuki is on a visit to Nepal.

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ANFA to provide Rs 50,000 each to women football player

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KATHMANDU—  All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced to provide Rs 50,000 each to the members of Nepali women team which was successful in clinching first runner up position at the SAF U-18 Football Championship held in Bhutan.

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A meeting of ANFA presided over by its Chairperson Karma Chhering Sherpa on Tuesday took the decision to this effect.

In the final match held on October 7, Bangladesh defeated Nepali team by 1-0 goal margin. Nepal had reached the final by outshining arch-rival India by 3-1 in penalty shootout.

The Nepali women football team is returning home today, ANFA informed.

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