Kathmandu – Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) felicitated the victorious Under 16 players for their superb performance during the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) U-16 Premier League held in Malaysia from August 14-20.
The players were felicitated with cash prize of twenty thousand each along with the supporting staffs.
Hon. Minister for Youth and Sports Purushottam Paudel along with the member secretary of National Sports Council Yuvaraj Lama, Acting President of CAN were present in the ceremony.
“I would like to congratulate all the players, coach, manager and others for this achievement. Nepali Cricket is stepping ahead from the youth level and the Government is always ready to support any Sports that will make us proud”, Minister Paudel said.
Similarly, he also mentioned about the increment in budget for Cricket and other sports.
“This is the win what we were expecting and this has helped to raise the status of Nepali Cricket further ahead. Nepali Cricket has always made us proud and united. I want to see sportsmanship in both field and at administration level in Nepali Cricket”, Yuvaraj Lama told.
“In every field, problems and issues comes but you need to show a true sportsmanship. Don’t fight against each other. Make some good plans and we will take care of it. We have still lot to work in the field of infrastructure and planning for the betterment of Nepali Cricket”, he added further.