Pokhara—Aaha Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament is to organize from March 5 to 14 in Pokhara Stadium, informed host Sahara Club Pokhara (SCP) chairman Keshab Bahadur Thapa in a press meet held in Pokhara on Sunday.
A total of 10 teams from Nepal and abroad will take part in the championship but the name of the teams is yet to be finalized. SCP is in discussion with some Indian and Bhutanese clubs regarding the tournament.
At the same time, the sum of prize money is also due to declare as the host club is thinking of increasing such money this time. Himshree Foods Pvt. Ltd. is the main sponsor of the tournament.
The club also has been running Sahara Academy in Pokhara- 17 of Dobilla for years. The academy has 24 teenager boys from 15 districts. The academy bares the education, health and football training expenses of the boys, informed SCP general secretary Ramji Prasad Adhiakri.