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Nepal beats Bhutan by 117 runs in ICC World Twenty-20 Asia Region Qualifier

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KATHMANDU— Nepal beat Bhutan by 117 runs and register the consecutive fourth victory in ICC World Twenty-20 Asia Region Qualifier B, at Bangi, Selangor in Malaysia today.

Nepal had set the target of 151 while Bhutan were all out for 33 runs in just 16.4 overs.

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With the victory, Nepal secured eight points from four games while Bhutan have two points from four matches.

Nepal faced Bhutan after 12 years.

Pradeep Airee has been picked as ‘Player of the Match’.

Nepal will be playing against China on Wednesday and against Singapore on Friday in its last match of the qualifier tournament. 

 

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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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