Inter-college football tourney begins today

Kathmandu, February 12:

Xavier International College is organising the second Inter-College Running Shield Football Tournament from February 13-18 at Sano Gaucharan.

In all, 13 teams are taking part in the knock-out tournament, said the organisers at a press meet held at Nepal Sports Journalists Forum today. “The tournament is open for all. Even a national team players and ‘A’ Division players can participate in the tournament,” said Nepali international Hari Khadka, sports coordinator at the college.

Principal of the college Viejay Thapa said that the man of the match will be provided in all the 11 matches along with a surprise package for the highest scorer and the best player of the tournament.

“In our attempt towards the development of sports, we have provided scholarships to talented players,” he said. The college has been organising basketball, cricket, chess, TT and martial arts tournaments.