Thursday, February 25

Month: July 2017

Football, International

Manchester United win 3-0

 Oslo (Agency) - Manchester United bounced back to defeat Valerenga 3-0 in their pre-season friendly match after losing their earlier friendly against Barcelona. Marouane Fellaini gave Manchester United the lead through a powerful header in the first half. Romelu Lukaku and Scott McTominay sealed the victory for the Red Devils in the second half. The 29-year-old Belgian international Marouane Fellaini is amidst the talk of departing to Galatasaray after Manchester United are nearly confirmed to sign Nemanja Matic from Chelsea. Manchester United, who were comparatively the better side on paper, had the match under good control. However, it was not until the 44th minute when Henrikh Mkhitaryan's cross found Fellaini to give them the lead. Jose Mourinho made 9 changes to his side in the s...
Chelsea supporters from Nepal traveling to Singapore
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Chelsea supporters from Nepal traveling to Singapore

Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Supporters of Chelsea Football Club, the reigning champions of the English Premier League are traveling to Singapore to watch a pre-season match. Chelsea will take on German champions Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly which will be played in National Stadium of Singapore. Six supporters from Chelsea Nepal, official supporter's club of Chelsea Football Club will make the trip to Southeast Asia. Chelsea started their pre-season with a convincing  3-0 win over city rivals Arsenal and will take on Inter Milan in few days time. One of the supporters who is set to make the journey, Saurav Ghimire said that he is excited to see his beloved team play. 'I have been supporting Chelsea since my childhood and I am sure the first match is going to be a special...
Rohit Chand scores as Persija wins 1-0
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Rohit Chand scores as Persija wins 1-0

Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepali national midfielder Rohit Chand scored for Persija Jakarta in a 1-0 victory over Pusamania Borneo in the 15th round of Indonesian Liga 1. Rohit had given Persija the lead through his 18th minute goal. The goal proved decisive for the home team that added 3 vital points to their tally. Playing in his 13th game of the season, this is Rohit's second goal. Earlier, he had scored in Persija's 2-0 victory over Arema FC. The win puts the Kemayoran Tigers into fifth place. Persija jakarta has 24 points in their 15 games with 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses. PSM leads the table with 27 points.
Nepal to take part in the Street Child Football World Cup
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Nepal to take part in the Street Child Football World Cup

Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal has confirmed their participation in the 'Street Child World Cup - 2018: Future depends on you' to be held in Russia next year. The tournament, which has been organised for the street and the helpless children, will be held a month earlier than the FIFA World Cup from 18th to the 27th of May. The Street Child World Cup is organised by Child United. Shelter Ashraya Nepal, who have worked for the orphan, helpless and street children in Nepal for last five years, confirmed Nepal's participation in the tournament amid a Press Conference on Monday. The tournament will consist of 12 teams each in boys and girls categories from 22 nations. Nepal will take part only in the boys' category. According to President of Shelter Ashraya Nepal Khusbu Oli, a nati...
Beni to host Boudhha Cup Football
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Beni to host Boudhha Cup Football

Arjun Karki, Baglung (Hamro Khelkud) - The 3rd Boudhha Cup Football tournament will be held in Beni Bazar, Myagdi. Boudhha Youth Club of Beni Municipality Ward no. 7, Mangalaghat will be organising the tournament in the Khula Manch ground from 17th to 21st of July. During the press conference held on Sunday, the club announced that the winning team will receive a cash prize of one hundred and twenty-five thousand Rupees. The runner-up team will receive 70 thousand and semi-finalist teams will receive 15 thousand Rupees each. The highest goal scorer, best goalkeeper, best striker, best midfielder, best defender and the most disciplined team will also receive six thousand Rupees each. According to Club President Bijay Kisan, the club has been active in social as well as sports deve...
Ratnajit defeated in the US Open
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Ratnajit defeated in the US Open

Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal number one badminton player Ratnajit's journey in the Men's Single of Yonex US Open has ended in the very first round of the tournament. In the match held last night, 211st ranked Ratnajit lost 21-18, 21-12 to Canada's Jason Anthony who is ranked 175th in the world. Last year in his first participation, Ratnajit had qualified up to the Round of 16. Ratnajit has remained the national champion for 6 years. After recently winning the men's single in both Annapurna International Corporate Badminton and Pushpalal Memorial Badminton, he had departed to take part in the US Open. Ratnajit has won 20 singles title in his career. Last year, the gold medal he had won in the mixed doubles pairing up with sister Nangsal Devi Tamang in the Pakistan Internation...
United wins City in the Manchester Derby
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United wins City in the Manchester Derby

Texas (Agency) - Manchester United defeated their bitter-rivals Manchester City 2-0 in the International Champions Cup match held in Texas, USA. The Red Devils scored both their goals in the first half of the game. Manchester United's newest arrival Romelu Lukaku opened the account for them in the 37th minute. The Belgian dribbled past Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson to net his second goal in a Manchester United shirt. In the 39th minute, Marcus Rashford immediately doubled the lead for the Reds utilising a perfectly weighted pass from Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Both teams had started their first choice players. The derby, which was the first one to have been played outside Britain, saw a significant turn out of supporters from both sides. Manchester City's new signing Kyle Walker al...
Real Madrid gives number 10 jersey to another star
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Real Madrid gives number 10 jersey to another star

Madrid (Agency) - After sending James Rodrigues on loan to Bayern Munich, Real Madrid has decided to give their number 10 jersey to another midfielder. Luka Modric will be wearing the prestigious number 10 jersey after Bayern Munich agreed on a 2-year loan deal with James Rodriguez. Modric, who wore the number 19 jersey for Real Madrid, wears the number 10 jersey for his national team Croatia. Rodriguez had received the number after Mesut Ozil had departed for Arsenal. Real Madrid has given the number 24 jersey to 20-year old Daniel Ceballos who arrived from Real Betis. Similarly, Pepe's number 3 jersey will be worn by defender Jesus Vallejo. Rodriguez had departed to Munich after not getting sufficient playing time with Real Madrid. He was bought from AS Monaco in 201nat4.
Medalists Dhami and coach Lama felicitated
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Medalists Dhami and coach Lama felicitated

Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) – Bronze medalist in 3rd Asian Para Taekwondo Championship Ranjana Dhami and her coach Kabiraj Negi Lama were felicitated on Saturday by ACDC Taekwondo Dojang. ACDC Taekwondo's founder, president and CNN superhero Pushpa Basnet, ACDC's director Bishal Rai, Chairman Kalyan Kunwar and Gamsa Taekwondo Dojang Chairman Rajiv Basnet were present in the felicitation program held in Jamal on Saturday. President Basnet and Chairman Kunwar handed Ranjana five thousand Rupees and certificate. CNN superhero Pushpa Basnet said that they work to provide encouragement and support to Para Players like Ranjana. She said, "We felicitated Ranjana because she achieved success in international competition for Nepal in spite of being differently-abled." Dojang Chairman Kunwar...
Aaha Rara Gold Cup in Profit
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Aaha Rara Gold Cup in Profit

Pokhara (Hamro Khelkud) - Almost 28 Lakhs has been saved from the last edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup. While declaring the budget for the upcoming 15th edition, Sahara Club informed about the total savings of 2 lakhs 78 thousand Rupees. Sahara Club has also been running the Sahara Academy in Pokhara. Aaha Rara Gold Cup was held in the Pokhara Rangashala from 4 to 15 Magh last year. Club advisor and finance collection sub-committee's coordinator Tika Bahadur Karki informed that among 97 Lakhs 10 thousand 7 hundred 65 rupees of income, 69 Lakhs 32 thousand 5 hundred 75 rupees was invested in organizing the 11 day-long competition. This profit was a slight decline compared with the previous editions. In the 14th edition, the club had saved 35 Lakhs rupees. According to Finance Coordi...