HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Nepali golfer Tashi Ghale shot 73 on the first day of the Angkor Anateur Open in Cambodia on Saturday.His round included two bogeys on the third and fifth holes and a birdie on the 15th. The three-handicap amateur, Ghale shot his best round outside the country to remain second behind Cambodian No 1 Ly Hong (70).
KATHMANDU: ‘A’ Division outfit Yeti Himalayan Sherpa Club on Saturday named former Manang Marshyangdi Club coach Arjun Lama as their interim manager. “The club has decided to appoint Arjun Lama as the coach for two months. Lama will look after the club for the Ncell Cup,” said the club in a press release. Ncell Cup will be held here from September 12 to October 13.
KATHMANDU: Saipal Academy defeated GEMS 28-19 to enter the girls’ final of the third Ace Inter-A Level College Basketball Championships on Saturday. In another match, Rupy’s International School sneaked past hosts Ace Institute of Management 14-12 to remain in final hunt. In the boys’ section, GEMS beat Kings College 36-22, Rato Bangala saw off Little Angels’ 27-12 and Xavier International hammered Global 41-21 to reach last eight.
Ref course begins
KATHMANDU: ANFA Referee Training Course, organised by the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), began in Lamosanghu, Sindhupalchowk on Saturday. In all, 24 trainee referees from eight districts — Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Nuwakot, Lalitpur, Sindhupalchowk, Kavre, Dolakha and Dhading — are participating in the six-day course.
Kits handed over
BHAKTAPUR: New promoted ‘A’ Division outfit Madhyapur Youth Association (MYA) on Saturday handed over football kits to 30 players of their Academy. ANFA President Ganesh Thapa handed over the kits to the footballers. MYA also feted 16 schools who have been providing scholarships to their players.
KATHMANDU: Ritthechaur Youth Club is organising the first Bagmati Zone-level Men’s Volleyball Tournament here from August 24. Eight teams are participating in the league tournament where the top three finishers will earn Rs 30,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000. —