Kathmandu: An agreement has been reached between All Nepal Football Association and Nepal APF School to build a football academy.
A six-year agreement has been signed between ANFA and APF on Tuesday for the construction of Nepal APF School Football Academy. ANFA has called it a historic agreement.
ANFA President Karma Chhiring Sherpa and APF AIG Pushparam KC signed the agreement.
According to ANFA, the two sides have reached an agreement to support young football players.
The two sides agreed to establish a long-term agreement that would represent education and take strong steps towards achieving the goal of matching professional football.
“We are proud and happy to announce the agreement to establish an academy with Nepal APF School. This is a historic agreement for the development of players and coaches. ANFA President Sherpa said.
The agreement means that ANFA and APF School Football Academy will jointly support young players each alternate year. The technical team of ANFA and APF Academy will select 21 players. Out of which 14 players will be sponsored by ANFA and APF. ANFA has stated that both the parties will bear the educational cost of the players till the completion of class 12.
The academy will be run by qualified trainers of ANFA. The academy will be for 13-14 year old players.
APF Inspector General Shailendra Khanal said that APF School is happy to cooperate with ANFA. He hoped to work with ANFA to promote talented young players from across the country.