Kathmandu – National Sports Council – Nepal (NSC) honored Nepali Coach Jagat Tamata with an Excellence Award on the occasion of their 50th anniversary on wednesday in Kathmandu.
Tamata 49, currently Chief Coach of Nepali Cricket team, was born in Kailali, Tikapur and is coaching since last 18 years. On his coaching Nepal reached the final of ACC U-19 Elite Cup in 2011. The team was qualified for U-19 World Cup then after.
Similarly, under the absense of head Coach Roy Dias, he shouldered the Nepali Cricket team.
He spent 15 yrs of his career coaching for Rupandehi and Kaski Region.
“I am happy with the honour. I feel Cricket is my family. This honour is for my dedication towards Nepali Cricket”, he said.
Tamata is an employee at the Training and Coaching department of NSC. NSC honoured 51 staffs and officials on the occassion of their Golden Jubilee.
He was awarded Rs. 25000 on the basis of last year´s work performance.