Govt to award Three Nations Cup 2021 winners with 400,000 each

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KATHMANDU: Nepali men’s national team members will receive Rs 400,000 each from the government after their victorious campaign in the Three Nations Cup 2021.

A cabinet meeting on Thursday took the decision to award national team footballers with the cash prize.

Nepal defeated Bangladesh 2-1 in the final of the cup at Dasharath Stadium with goals from Sanjog Rai and Bishal Rai.

It was Nepal’s first trophy on home soil in 37 years.

ANFA has already announced to provide Rs 100,000 to each player.