Okhaldhunga District is all set to host Sports Tournament for Physically Disabled in Rumjatar from Thursday, January 5, 2017.
The tournament is being held under the joint effort of Nepal Paralympic Committee, Nepal Spinal Cord Injury Sports Association and National Physical Disabled Table Tennis Association-Nepal.
The objective of tournament is to disseminate awareness among the people that physically disabled can also play different sports, according to the organisers.
The three-day event will feature the games including – Wheelchair Basketball, Cricket and Table Tennis.
Altogether, six teams will compete in Wheelchair Basketball – four under Men’s section and two in Women’s category.
Similarly, two Men’s teams will participate in cricket and eight each Men and Women players will vie in Table Tennis.