KATHMANDU, June 8: The Special Court on Thursday has acquitted five former footballers including former national team captain Sagar Thapa and an official who were accused of being involved in match fixing in Nepal’s international games.
KATHMANDU, March 21: Rajesh Manandhar has been elected as the Chairperson of the National Footballers’ Association on Tuesday. The former footballer Manandhar defeated Anil Gurung, a Laxmi Hundai Manang Marshyangdhi Club striker, with a margin of four votes in the election held at the ANFA head office in Satdobato, Lalitpur.
KATHMANDU, September 4: Footballers have dominated the list of nominees for the NSJF Pulsar Sports Award, which will be held in the capital on September 11. Five footballers, including players and coaches, were nominated in four different categories of the sports award on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has selected 42 players after the preliminary training for the upcoming SAFF Women's Championship 2016 to be held in Siliguri, India from December 26 to January 4. The players were shortlisted from the pool of 72 players.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has dismissed life ban appeals lodged by five Nepali footballers, including former national captain Sagar Thapa, implicated for fixing the outcome of international matches under the financial inducement of bookies.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Footballers dominated the list of nominees for the Pulsar Sports Award to be held in the capital on July 21. Altogether five players and coaches were nominated in various four categories of the sports award on Wednesday.