Nepali players will fly to UAE to compete in the 5th Fujairah Open International Taekwondo Championship on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
Altogther, 10 players along with a coach are set to leave for the Championship that is scheduled to be held at Fujairah, UAE, from February 23 to 27, 2017.
Organising a press conference in Kathmandu, Nepal Taekwondo Association’s Vice-chair Harihar Pokhrel bade farewell to the team wishing them success amidst a function on Tuesday.
Of the total 10 players, nine will compete in senior section – Men’s Senior Fight - U-87 kg Ranjit Mahato, U-80kg Dhan bahadur Darai, U-74kg Sudip Giri, U-68kg Gokul Adhikari, U-63kg Mohamad Kalim Ullah, U-58kg Sishir Shrestha and Men’s Junior U-48kg Mohamad Umar Khan.
Similarly, Women’s Senior Fight – U-53kg Sushmita Thapa, U-49kg Parbati Gurung and U-46kg Anuma Tamang will compete in the Championship.