PM congratulates victorious Nepal national football team

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday congratulated and honoured the Nepal national football team after they won the AFC Solidarity Cup title recently.

"Nepal had not won any big title in football in past 21 years," Dahal said, congratulating the team, "But, we have won three big titles within past one year."

Dahal said the recent win had also added pride to the nation and elevated the confidence of Nepalis.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister reiterated that the government had decided to provide Rs 300,000 cash prize to each member of the winning team in a bid to encourage the sportsmen.

Dahal also assured that the government was effectively working to promote sports sector in the nation.

Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Shreepaili was also present on the occasion.

Photo Courtesy: ANFA
Photo Courtesy: ANFA