Nepali football team that won the men’s football tournament of the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) which concluded in Guwahati, India received a grand welcome on Wednesday.
A team including Minister for Youth and Sports, Satya Narayan Mandal and Joint Secretary at the ministry Chudamani Pokharel had reached Bagdogra, India to welcome the victorious team.
The football team arrived at Kakarbhitta of Jhapa district where a victory rally was held. The rally was organized by the District Sports Development Committee of Jhapa, said Shankar Thapa, president of the committee.
The victory rallies begun from Kakarbhitta and proceed to the Chandragadhi airport, passing through Dhulabari and Birtamod. The team will board a 2:55 pm flight to Kathmandu.
A victory rally, to be organized by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) will be held in Kathmandu as well.
The rally which will begin from the Tribhuvan International Airport will take the route of Tilganga, Gaushala Chowk, Ratopul, Gyaneshwar, Lhotse Chowk, Kamalpokhari, Putalisadak, Padmodaya turning, Exhibition Road, Rastriya Sabhagriha, Bhadrakali, Sundhara, New Road Gate, Bir Hospital, Bhotahiti, Jamal, Keshar Mahal, Narayanhiti Museum South Gate, Old Buspark, Bhadrakali, Sahidgate, Tripureshwar and conclude at the Dashrath Stadium where ANFA will organize a special program to honor the team.