DORTMUND, GERMANY, Oct 10: Injury-decimated Germany squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Argentina thanks to Lucas Ocampos’s 85th-minute equaliser in a friendly on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Bangladesh has made its entry into the finals of SAFF U-18 Championship being held at APF Stadium in Halchowk, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Nepal national U-18 football team’s head coach Chet Narayan Shrestha announced his resignation from the post on Tuesday after Nepal’s underwhelming campaign in the ongoing U-18 SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Championship being held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Bangladesh has advanced into the semifinals of the SAFF U-18 Championship after holding strong Indian side to a goalless draw on Monday. Bangladesh held the 2015 finalist to secure the semifinal spot.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23:Defending champion Nepal’s chance of advancing to the semifinals of the U-18 SAFF Championship has suffered a blow following a 3-0 loss to Bhutan on Sunday.

Bhutan beats Nepal 3-0

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KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Defending Champion Nepal has suffered a humiliating loss in its second group match against Bhutan in the SAFF U-18 Championship being held at APF Stadium Halchowk in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Defending champion Nepal has failed to register a win in its first match in SAFF U-18 Championship 2019 against the Maldives as the final score-line remained 1-1.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Head-coach of Nepali National U-18 Football Team Chet Narayan Shrestha has said that Nepal would make a hat-trick in the upcoming SAFF U-18 Championship.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 17: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Tuesday declared a 23-member squad for upcoming SAFF U-18 Championship which is scheduled to kick off on September 20 at Halchowk Stadium in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: A 31-member national football team including 23 players left for Jordan on Thursday to participate in the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifier.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) is all set to organize Martyrs Memorial 'A' Division League Football Tournament 2076 from December 14.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Nepal’s dream to lift the SAFF U-15 Championship trophy has been shattered as it conceded final contest to India by 0-7 goals in the match held on Saturday afternoon in Kolkata, India.

BERLIN, Aug 29:  Midfielder Toni Kroos was named in the Germany squad on Thursday for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland, with Emre Can and goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen also making a return to the national team.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: As unbeaten India defeated defending champions Bangladesh 4-0 in the final match of the group stage of SAFF U-15 Championship on Thursday afternoon, Nepal has confirmed its place in the finals of the tournament.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal U-15 football team has defeated Bhutan 5-0 in its fourth and final match of the group stage in ongoing South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Championship being held in Kolkata on Thursday.

Nepal thrash B’desh 4-1

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KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Nepal U-15 team has defeated defending champion Bangladesh by 4-1 goals in the ongoing SAFF U-15 Football Championship.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Nepal national football team has suffered a 1-0 loss at the hands of Malaysian Super League Champion Johor Darul Ta’ Zim football club in a friendly match on Monday.

JHAPA, Aug 14: 'Our Eastern Regional International Football Gold Cup-2076' is to take place at Domalal Rajbamshi Stadium in Birtamod of Jhapa from September 28 to October 5.

LONDON, August 13: Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker’s calf injury in their Premier League season opener will keep him sidelined for ‘the next few weeks’, manager Juergen Klopp said on Monday.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Nepal and Pakistan are set to compete in the inaugural game of the SAFF U-18 Championship under South Asian Games.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a 31-member team in the initial phase to play the Asia Second Round Qualifying under the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled to take place in Qatar.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Nepal U-18 football team has started preparations for the upcoming SAFF U-18 Tournament which kicks off from September 20 in Nepal.

BRIGHTON, August 3: Brighton & Hove Albion have signed centre back Adam Webster on a four-year deal from Championship side Bristol City in a club-record deal, the Premier League team said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal is set to face host team India in the inaugural match of the U-15 Men’s South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship to be held at Kalyani Stadium in West Bengal, India.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A-Division League winner Manang Marshyangdi Club will take on Chennaiyin FC in a bid to end the already-frustrating AFC Cup campaign with a win in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

June 21: Spain’s World Cup winning striker Fernando Torres announced his retirement from football on Friday, bringing an end to a glittering 18-year career.

Manang out of AFC Cup

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KATHMANDU, June 20: A-Division League winner Manang Marshyangdi Club has been knocked out of the AFC Cup as it suffered a humbling 5-0 defeat at the hands of Bangladeshi club Abahani Dhaka at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Bangladesh on Wednesday.

PARIS, June 5: Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football’s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organization from being “toxic and almost criminal” back to its core values.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 2: As Nepal national football team prepares to take on Malaysia at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in an international friendly match in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, Nepal’s head coach Johan Kalin wants to concentrate on building a good team for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers rather than only focusing on winning the game.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The men’s national football team has headed for Malaysia after a farewell program organized by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 21: A 23-member Nepal national men’s football team has been announced on Monday, with forwards Bharat Khawas and Bimal Gharti Magar left out from the final squad for the two upcoming friendlies.

KATHMANDU, May 15: A year after the elections to its top body, the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has appointed Pankaj Bikram Nembang as its senior vice-president, on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, May 14: Sankata Football Club defeated Jawalakhel Youth Club in tie-breaker to reach the semifinal of the CMS Bharatpur Gold Cup held at Campus Ground in Narayanghat on Monday.

CHITWAN, May 12: Chitwan XI has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing CMS Bharatpur Gold Cup Football Tournament with 8-7 sudden-death win over the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in Narayanghat on Saturday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 12: Jawalakhel Youth Club has won the Sindhu Gold Cup football tournament defeating Gorkha Boys Club 2-0 in the final match played at Basantpur Ground in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 9: A goal each from Nepal national women’s football team duo Sabitra Bhandari and Anita Basnet helped Sethu FC register its second straight win of the ongoing Cluster 2 of Hero’s Indian Women’s League on Wednesday.

Gorkha Boys into Nepal Ice final

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KATHMANDU, May 9: Gorkha Boys Club of Rupandehi has advanced into the final of the ongoing Fourth Nepal Ice Sindhu Cup Football Tournament defeating departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club 4-3 in Sindhupalchowk on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Former Nepal national football team duo Jumanu Rai and Anu Lama have been felicitated with Special Awards in the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Day organized in Kathmandu on Sunday.

DAMAK, May 5: Nepal Police won the Mechinagar Gold Cup defeating another departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club 4-3 in the sudden death in Damak on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepal National men’s football team is set to play an international friendly match with Chinese Taipei at Kaohsuiung, Taiwan on June 6 this year.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Chyasal Youth Club has stunned its fellow A-Division opponent and departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club 2-1 to enter the final of the ongoing Second Roj Bahini Chandragiri Gold Cup football tournament in Chandragiri on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Saraswati Youth Club has advanced into the final of the second Roj Bahini Chandragiri Gold Cup football tournament with 1-0 win over A-Division League opponent Jawalakhel Youth Club in Chandragiri on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal U-19 women's football team went down 2-1 to Myanmar in AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Second Round Qualifiers held at Mandalathiri stadium, Mandalay, Myanmar on Tuesday. Nepal lost all three group games.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepal U-19 women’s football team has suffered a humiliating 11-1 defeat at the hands of Australia in the first match of the second round of the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship in Myanmar on Friday.

BANKE, April 23: Province 5 has advanced into the semifinals of men’s football finishing at the top of its group at the Eighth National Games in men’s football in Khajura, Banke on Monday.

KAPILVASTU, April 21: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Armed Police Force (APF) Club 3-0 to maintain unbeaten streak during the Eighth National Games in a match played at Buddha Stadium in Kapilvastu on Saturday.

BANKE, April 18: Province 5 and APF have recorded victories in men’s football played in Khajura, Banke.