Stage set for Inter-college futsal tourney
Kathmandu, November 20
Alfa Beta Institute Pvt Ltd organised the draw ceremony of the Alfa Beta Inter-college Futsal Tournament slated for November 22-24 at the Sankhamul Futsal.
The participating 16 teams have been divided into four groups for the league-cum-knockout tournament. Uniglobe, Seabird, Liverpool and Saipal were drawn in Group A, while Group B comprises of Olympia, Little Angles’, Nami and Ideal.
Similarly, Insight Vision, British, Himalayan White and Whitefield were drawn in Group C, whereas AVM, Times International, Golden Gate and Ullens were grouped in Pool D. Top two teams each from all groups will advance to the quarter-finals, informed tournament coordinator and former national football team skipper Hari Khadka.
The winners and runners-up of the tournament take home Rs 100,000 and Rs 60,000 respectively, while team finishing third will get Rs 40,000. The man-of-the-match after the round of eight will get Rs 1,000, while the best player and best goalkeeper will get Rs 10,000 each.
Acting President of Alfa Beta Institute Dweeraj Sharma said they wanted to promote youth and sports through the event. “We have contributed in education sector for years and now we want to promote youth and sports with our available resources,” said Sharma.
South Asian Games record holder taekwondo player Deepak Bista said other educational institutes also showed their interest in organising sports activities. “Since we announced the event, other educational institutions have approached me to organise sports activities and we have taken that a positive sign towards the development of sports,” said Bista.