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ANFA is a pathetic political club

ANFA Women’s League

By Sushil Thapa – Misery, humiliation, agony continues to pile up for the national football team of Nepal in international football.   It has been much the same story for  Team Nepal lately. Another match, resulting in another failure. What a disappointment !   The most recent  setback against Tajikistan in the 2019 Asian Football Confederation Asia Cup qualifiers in Dushanbe, …

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Nepal Football Plight Continues On Downward Trajectory

(By Sushil Thapa, Fairfax,VA) – We cannot deny the fact that the national football team of Nepal’s performance against Yemen in the  Asian Football Confederation Asia Cup qualifiers played in Kathmandu recently was far from desired. At the end  of the day, it turned out to be just another game and a damp squib. Surely, a win would have been the …

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ANFA & Football Clubs Let Down Players

ANFA & Football Clubs Let Down Players…. (Sushil Thapa Writes…) Contrary to expectations,the national team of Nepal fell well short of a good performance against Philippines  in the  away  fixture of the 2019 AFC Cup Qualifiers in Manila, Philippines. Although Nepal went into the match as  clear underdogs, they were expected to perform reasonably well and give the opposition a …

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Nepali Fans await draw for Final Round of AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers

Abu Dhabi: For 24 teams the road ahead to join Asia’s footballing elite will be decided at the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers Final Round Draw in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, on Monday. In the draw, the 24 teams will be divided into six groups of four, with matches played both home and away during the official FIFA …

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2016: The Happiest Year of Nepali Football

2016 started with a bang in Nepali Football as Nepal grabs its first silverware after around 23 years of wait. At that time Nepal beat Bahrain U-23 team 3-0 at the finals of Bangabandhu Gold Cup held in Bangladesh. Nepal remained undefeated in the tournament. That victory was historic as all Nepali celebrated the Bangabandhu Gold cup title by erasing …

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