Niru Thapa chosen as women football national team captain

Published On: October 26, 2018 04:29 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Niru Thapa has been chosen as the captain of the Nepali national women football team, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has stated. 

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

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

Before this Renuka Nagarkoti was the captain of the national women football team. Nepal which is preparing for the Olympics qualifiers has changed the team captain. 

The Nepali team which is currently on China visit will play three friendly matches before leaving for Myanmar. 


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