By Rup Narayan Dhakal : Pokhara—The 19th edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament is to be held from March 30 to April 12 of 2021 in Pokhara Stadium, informed host Sahara Club Pokhara (SCP) on Saturday.
The time table for the tournament was provided by the All Nepal Football Association, informed SCP chairman Keshab Bahadur Thapa. According to him a total of 12 teams including the host, Nepal’s A division clubs, clubs from outside Kathmandu will take part in the tournament. The tournament aims to promote Pokhara as a city of sports and tourism. According to SCP general secretary Ramji Prasad Adhikari, it will cost more than 10 million rupees to make the tournament happen in Pokhara.
SCP senior vice chairman Hari Ram Gurung (Suraj) informed that the saving amount from the tournament will be supported to Sahara Academy where 24 helpless children from 24 districts from Nepal have been resorting and taking education with football skills. Him Shree Foods Pvt. Ltd. is the prime sponsor of the tournament.