Recentfusion.com—Pokhara: Sahara Club Pokhara (SAP) is to organize a 15th Aaha ! Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament from January 17 to 28, in touristy town Pokhara.
Organizing a press meet, SCP also informed that the 12 teams from Nepal and abroad are going to take part in the tournament. Three teams from abroad, 3 departmental teams, five A division teams and a SCP team will vie for the cup in Pokhara Stadium.
According to SCP President Bir Bhadra Acharya, the preparation is in full swing to make the tournament a grand success and special. SCP general secretary Keshav Raj Baral said that the tournament scheduled was announced following the consultation to All Nepal Football Association.
The club has projected the expenses of 8,292,000 rupees and income of 10,782,000 rupees in the tournament which is sponsored by Aaha ! Rara noodles that are the production of Him Shree Food Pvt.Ltd, informed SCP senior vice president and tournament coordinator Keshav Bahadur Thapa.
Sahara Club UK is going to sponsor the trophies for man of the match, officials, best player, top goal scorer, best goal keeper, best defender, best midfielder, best sticker and best coach of the tournament, iformed club president Dilip Gurung.
SCP has been running Sahara Academy where 28 helpless children from 16 districts are getting accommodation and football learning training in free of cost, in Pokhara- 17 Dobilla for few years.
SCP Pokhara has asked all the concerns and especially to political parties not to come up with a program of bandh and Chakka Jam during the tournament period. B division players Sushil Lama and Laxman GC were felicitated during the press meet for their contribution in football sector of Nepal.
Sahara Club UK advisor and NRNA UK President Muchhetra Gurung, Sahara Club Hong Kong President Dipak Gurung, District Sports Development Committee Kaski President Yam Bahadur Gurung and Himsri Foods Pvt. Ltd. director Prakash KC expressed their welcome speech during the press meet.