Dharan Football Club is all set to organise the 21st Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup Tournament at Dharan Stadium, Dharan-16, from Saturday, February 9 to February 16, 2019.
Organising a press conference on Thursday, host Dharan Football Club informed that all the preparation has been completed for the tournament.
National Sports Council (NSC) member-secretary Keshav Kumar Bista is scheduled to inaugurate a week-long event while Chief Minister of Province No.1 Sher Dhan Rai will be there in the concluding day of the tournament on February 16, informed Dharan Football Club’s Chairman Kishor Rai.
Altogether, eight clubs will compete in the tournament – six from home and two from outside, according to the organiser.
The teams includes – Sankata Club (KTM), Mechi Netalaya (Jhapa), Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC-KTM) and Dalphinas (Cameroon) are pitted in Group A while Nepal Police Club (NPC-KTM), Sahara Club (Pokhara), host Dharan Football Club and Dalhousie Athletic (Kolkata) are in Group B.
The winner team will bag prize money of Rs 800,000 while runner-up will win Rs 400,000. Similarly, best player of the tournament will get Honda’s Deo Scooter.
Likewise, highest scorer will be awarded with Rs 35,000 while best coach, striker, defense, goalkeeper and mid-fielder will get Rs 25,000. The man-of-the-match of each game and a rising player will earn Rs 15,000.
The organiser has fixed the ticket price at Rs 110, Rs 210 and Rs 310 for quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, respectively. The organiser also planned to award one lucky ticket with Honda’s Navi Scooter on the concluding ceremony.