POKHARA— The prize money of the 17th Aaha Rara Gold Cup, a popular football tournament organised by the Sahara Club, has been increased.
The winner and the runner-up team will get Rs. 801,000 and Rs. 401,000 respectively. The prize money was increased by Rs. 100,000 and 50,000 respectively. The best player award carries a purse of Rs. 35000.
The tournament is to be held from February 21. The organizer is expect to make Rs. 3.2 million from the tournament and the profit amount will be used in Sahara football academy at Dobilla, Pokhara.
Aaha and Rara Instant noodles produced by Himshree Foods Private Limited are the main sponsors of the event.
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”.