Victorious footballers poised for grand welcome

Published On: November 16, 2016 01:54 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The national football team that clinched the title of AFC Solidarity Cup is arriving home from Malaysia on Wednesday night.

According to All Nepal National Football Association, the victorious team will land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at 8:30 pm.

Upon their arrival, ANFA will be holding a victory rally for the team. The rally will go through Gaushala, Battisputali, Maitidevi, Putalisadak, Ghantaghar, Sahid Gate, New Road, Durbar Marg, Tripureswor, Thapathali, Kupandole, Pulchowk, Mangal Bazar, Gwarkho and will end at ANFA Complex.     

The national football governing body has requested all the football fans to be at the airport to welcome the champions.

Nepal had won the first edition of the AFC Solidarity Cup beating Macau 1-0 in the final held in Kuching, Malaysia yesterday.

The government has already decided to honor the members of the winning team with Rs 300,000 each.


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