Sunday, August 14

NECOS to organize cricket tournaments

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – Nepal Confederation of Sports (NECOS) affiliated to the CPN UML has announced to organize men’s and women’s cricket tournaments this year.

Organising a press conference in the capital on Sunday, NECOS said it will organize two-day cricket in the men’s category as well as women’s cricket in coordination with the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN).

The cricket tournaments will feature teams from  all seven provinces and a team of NECOS.

“We will unveil the date of the tournament after consulting with CAN,” said Biplav Ghosh, chairman of NECOS, adding, “Our objective is to organize cricket across the country. We want to contribute to the Nepali cricket by collaborating with CAN.”

Meanwhile, the women’s cricket tournament will feature four teams that participated in the NECOC Cup a few months ago as well as a team of NECOS. The sports wing of UML also plans to organize seminar for umpires and coaches, closed-camp training for provincial cricketers and health camp for players.

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