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Niru Thapa chosen captain of women’s national football team

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KATHMANDU- Niru Thapa has been chosen as the captain of the Nepali women’s national football team, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has stated.

ANFA, the football governing body of the country, said that Thapa has been given captaincy of the women’s football team who is on a visit to China for playing friendly matches.

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This is the first time Thapa has shouldered the responsibility of captain of the national women’s team. She had been playing from the Nepal Police Club team in home matches.

Renuka Nagarkoti was Thapa’s predecessor as the captain of women’s football team.

The Nepali team will play three friendly matches in China before leaving for Myanmar. Nepal is also preparing for the Olympics qualifiers.

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‘C’ Division League Football tournament set for February

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KATHMANDU— The Martyrs Memorial ‘C’ Division League Football Championship is set to take place in the third week of February 2019.

On Thursday the meeting held between the representatives of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and ‘C’ Division clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur set the date for the tournament, shared ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.

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League Director Sanjeeb Mishra said, “The ANFA and Club’s representatives have agreed to conduct the competition in the final week of February (second week of Falgun). We will finalize the specific date for the tournament in near future”.

Eleven ‘C’ Division clubs will take part in the Division League.

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