The nine-member Nepali team has left for Malaysia for the 8th Silent Knight Karate Cup 2017 on Friday, February 24, 2017.
Altogether, seven players will compete in the competition that is scheduled to kick off from February 25 in Kuala Lumpur.
The players include Krisha Sherpa (Women’s 56kg and Single Kata), Nirmal Pun (Men’s 55kg and Single Kata), Sushant Modak (Men’s 50kg), Binod Roka (Men’s 60kg), Rakam Pub (Men’s 65kg), Hurmat Pun (Men’s 70kg) and Nidan Budha (Men’s 45kg).
The team is lead by Nepal Sotokan Karate Association (NSKA) general secretary and head coach Shyam Sherpa.
The tournament will have the participation of around 22 countries.