Itahari Gold Cup

SUNSARI: Rastriya Jagriti Club is organising the Madan Bhandari Memorial International Invitational Itahari Gold Cup from January 26 at the Itahari Stadium.

A division outfits Signature Manang Marshyangdi Club, defending champions Ruslan Three Star Club, Tribhuvan Army Club, Nepal Police Club and Nepal APF Club along with Jhapa-XI and hosts Jagriti Club will participate in the tournament, informed the organisers at a press meet on Monday.

Teams from India, Bhutan and Cameroon are also scheduled to take part in the biggest knock out football tournament of Province1.

The champions will take home Rs 1.6 million, while the runners-up will earn Rs 800,000. The best player of the tournament will get Rs 30,000 and 42’ LED television, while the highest scorer will earn Rs 30,000.

Likewise, the best individuals — goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, forward and coach — will get Rs 20,000 each, while man-of-the-match in every game will earn Rs 10,000.