KATHMANDU- All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) is to present ‘Mani Bikram Shah Youth Player Award’ to the best player of ongoing Martyr’s Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football.
Issuing a press release on Thursday, ANFA said that the award would be presented in memory of former Captain of National Team, Shah. The award carries a purse of Rs 100,000.
Shah passed away nine month ago. According to ANFA, It would be true tribute to late Shah while establishing the award in the name of best player like Shah.
Shah rose to fame with his dazzling performance in 1993 South Asian Games (SAG) in Bangladesh, where Nepal clinched gold medal after defeating India in the final.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.