Team to depart

KATHMANDU: A seven-member lawn tennis team, including six players, is on Saturday leaving for Thailand to take part in the ITF Asia U-14 and Development Championship-Division II tournaments slated for January 8-21 in Bangkok.

Samyak Bhusan Bajracharya, Aryan Giri, Adit Subedi, Prerana Koirala, Abhilasha Bista and Saloni Tamang will take part in the events.

Bista, who is currently in Malaysia, will directly travel to Thailand. Coach Ram Krishna GC will accompany the players to Bangkok. All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association President Jyoti Rana and General Secretary Manohar Das Mool bade farewell to the team on Friday.