KATHMANDU- The first ward-level Mayor cup football tournament kicked off in Gokarneswar Municipality of Kathmandu on Saturday.
A total of 14 teams representing the 14 wards in Gokarneswar municipality are taking part in the tournament.
NC leader Prakash Man Singh inaugurated the tournament.
On the occasion, Mayor Santosh Chalise said that the event was organized in order to promote and develop sports in the municipality.
He also shared that the municipality was building two football grounds at the cost of 12 million rupees for the development of football.
The tournament is jointly organised by the municipality and the Jorpati football club.
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”.