Football tourney

BHAIRAHAWA: Himalayan Community Development Centre announced the dates of the seventh Himalayan Gold Cup Knockout Football Tournament here on Thursday. A total of 16 teams from Lumbini Zone will compete in the tournament which will be played at the Himalayan School grounds from February 20 to March 7. The winners of the Gold Cup will receive Rs 111,111, while the runners-up will get Rs 55,555, informed HCDC Secretary Santosh Kumar Thapa. The organisers will provide free accommodation and one-way travel allowance for the teams from other districts.