Judokas to depart
KATHMANDU: A 15-member judo team, including 11 players, is on Saturday leaving for Bangladesh to compete in BKSP Cup Judo Championship slated for February 26-28.
Subodh Mandal, Uttam Pradhan, Roshan Bahadur Dong, Indra Bahadur Shrestha and Suman Shrestha along with Soniya Bhatta, Nirmala Kunwar, Sarda Kumari Khatri, Anju Pandey, Manita Shrestha Pradhan and Nirmala Gharti Magar will compete in the event.
Coaches Kabiram Gharti Magar and Lila Adhikari as well as manager Ishwor Regmi and referee Rishiram Dangol will also accompany the players to Bangladesh.
Meanwhile, National Sports Council Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista and Nepal Judo Association President Deepak Harsha Bajracharya among others bade farewell to them. — HNS