KATHMANDU — Nepal’s national football team will play two friendship matches against Bangladesh on July 15 and 17.
The match is the third friendship match for Nepal this year. Earlier, the Nepali national team had played against Malaysia U-22 and Laos National team. Nepal had drawn both the matches 1-1.
According to a statement released Tuesday by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Bangladesh will host both the FIFA ‘A’ friendly matches. The venue, however, is yet to be decided.
In the statement, ANFA said the Nepali national team had been training every day for the last one month for possible friendly matches.
It would engage the national team in as many friendlies as possible to fine tune Nepal’s preparations for the AFC Solidarity Cup, scheduled for November 2-15, the ANFA stated.Follow @gorkhapost
Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise
CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.
It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.
Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.
The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.
Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.Follow @gorkhapost