Team off to India

LALITPUR: A 14-member team is on Sunday leaving for India to participate in the ISTAF Sepak Takraw World Cup to be held at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad from November 2-5.

Rupesh Sunar, Roshan Tamang, Sujan Dangol, Sangin Thapa Magar and Rabin Bhattarai are in the men’s team. Ganga Bahadur Gurung is the coach and Netra Prasad Gurung is team manager. Likewise, Som Maya Thapa Magar, Chandra Chaudhary, Sumitra Dangol, Usha Maharjan and Swastika Shrestha are in the women’s team.

Dhruba Gurung and Jirendra Thapa are coach and manager respectively. National Sports Council Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista bade farewell to the team on Friday.