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Safal Pokhara Cup 2069: 9 domestic and 3 international team to participate

final 21The organizers of the Safal Pokhara Cup 2069 announced that altogether 12 teams will be taking part in the Safal Pokhara Gold cup 2069. There will be 9 domestic teams and 3 international teams (from India, Bhutan and Bangladesh). The 9 Nepalese teams to take part in the Pokhara Gold Cup are Nepal Police Club, Manang Marsyangdi Club, Himalayan Sherpa Club, Friends Club, NRT, RCT, APF, Machindra Club and Pokhara XI.


This is the 2nd edition of the tournament and the winner of the previous edition is Dhanmundi Club from Bangladesh. This is one of the highest prized tournament outside the Kathmandu Valley. The winner of this year's tournament will take home Rs 305,000. The runners-up will receive Rs 150,000. There will also be individual prizes for best goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, forward, coach, highest scorer as well as best player of the tournament. The tournament will be held from Kartik 14, 2069 to Kartik 25, 2069.

Kaski District Football Association has predicted an expense of Rs 55,60,000 for organising the tournament. This will be a great chance for football lovers in Pokhara to watch top teams in Nepal compete against each other just after the festive mood of Dashain.