JSC’s demand

KATHMANDU: The Joint Struggle Committee (JSC), formed to fight against the atrocities of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), has demanded their representation in the ANFA Statute Draft Committee. The two FAs — ANFA and Nepal Football Association (NFA) — have recently reached a seven-point agreement ending two years of stalemate. One of the major agreement between the two FA’s was to form a Statute Draft Committee with representatives from both the ANFA and NFA. “One of our principal demands was the amendment of ANFA statute but we were neglected when the two FAs decided to move ahead in that direction,” said the JSC general secretary Lok Bahadur Shahi on Monday. — HNS

Chelsea held

LONDON: Nicolas Anelka scored his 14th goal of the season on Sunday to save Chelsea from a home defeat to West Ham and earn a 1-1 draw. Anelka equalised in the 51st minute after Craig Bellamy had put West Ham ahead in the 33rd. Blues needed a

victory to overtake Liverpool at the top of the English Premier League. Newcastle won 3-0 at Portsmouth in another match. Chelsea have 37 points, one behind leaders Liverpool. Manchester United are five points further back in third. — AP