KATHMANDU: The Chief of Army Staff 7th International Women’s Football Tournament kicked off in Kathmandu on Sunday.
The tourney has been organized in collaboration with the All Nepal Football Association.
Chief of the Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa inaugurated the tourney at the sports ground at Army Headquarters, Bhadrakali in Kathmandu.
In today’s opening match, Tribhuvan Army Club registered a 9-0 defeat against State 1.
Tribhuvan Army Club made a strong start with a goal in the second minute.
Sharmila Thapa Magar and Reshmi Kumari Ghising scored three goals each.
Likewise, Bimala Chaudhary hit two goals and Sapana Lama one goal.
The league and knockout tournament has been participated by three departmental teams (Tribhuvan Army Club, Nepal Police Club and Armed Police Force Club), three from states (State 1, State 2 and State 5) and two from foreign countries (Sikkim in India and Bhutan).
The winner will receive Rs 300,000 and first runner-up Rs 150,000.
Likewise, two top teams reaching semi-finals will get Rs 50,000 each. The best player will get a scooter.
The best goalkeeper, midfielder, defender, forward and coach will receive Rs 10,000 each. The tournament will run until December 25.