ANFA election halted

Published On: March 25, 2018 06:11 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 25: The election of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has been halted following the stay order from Patan High Court.

Issuing a press statement on Sunday, ANFA has stated that following the order from the court, the association has decided to suspend the election.

After hearing on the petitions that were filed at the court as elections of two district chapters of ANFA in Makwanpur district and Bhaktapur district courted controversy, the court issued a stay order to ANFA’s election.

A single bench of justice Raj Kumar Ban issued the order while directing both the sides to appear before the court within 15 days. District Football Association Makawanpur had also filed a writ petition against ANFA for not including them in the General Assembly.

FIFA and AFC had warned ANFA for conducting the election on time, If not FIFA will charge the football association.

The election of the central committee of ANFA, the football’s central government body, was earlier scheduled for March 28.

The new date for the election has not been mentioned in the press statement released. 

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