ANFA to hold elections on May 29, 2022

ANFA to hold elections
Aditya Chaudhary

On May 29, 2022, the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) will hold elections.

This was agreed at the 15th Executive Committee meeting of Nepal’s governing body of football, which took place on Friday. ANFA

The meeting, which lasted two days, approved the election date. On February 12, 2022, the gathering voted to summon an extraordinary congress (General Assembly).

Similarly, elections for the District Football Association and Member Associations will take place from February 27 to March 14, followed by provincial elections from March 15 to 24.

The meeting also decided to form a committee led by President Karma Tsering Sherpa and comprised of Senior Vice President Pankaj Nembang, Vice Presidents Krishna Thapa, Upendra Man Singh, and Shixit Parajuli to determine the amount to be awarded to national football teams competing in various tournaments.

It also approved the friendly matches against Mauritius scheduled for January 29 and February 1. The National Women’s League, too, will begin on January 29. The assembly also boosted NRs 250,000 in preparatory money for A, B, and C level clubs. ANFA

The meeting also decided to do a background check on Disciplinary Committee member attorney Prabal Sharma before appointing him as the committee’s coordinator. After constituting a task force that will submit a report to the Executive Committee, the contract for organizing the Nepal Super League will be finalized at the next Executive Committee (Ex Co.) meeting.

The task group would be made up of ANFA Vice President Singh, Assistant General Secretary Arun Man Joshi, Ex Co. members Bijay Ghale, Dawa Lama, Dirgha Bahadur KC, Rajiv Poudel, Pema Lama, Women’s Association Chairperson Brinda Dewan, and League Committee Director Sanjeeb Mishra.

District Leagues will be held in ANFA-affiliated districts, with the best teams from each district competing in the Provincial League. After presenting its budgets to the Ex Co, a decision on the President’s Cup and National League will be made at the next Ex Co. meeting.