Kathmandu: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) is all set to host maiden futsal league in the country from August 25 to September 10.
The Association has chosen Turnpike Event Private Limited to host the first five editions of the futsal league.
ANFA and Turnpike signed an agreement in this regard, in Kathmandu on Sunday.
ANFA’s president Narendra Shrestha and Turnpike’s executive director Ukesh Lohani signed on behalf of their respective institutions.
According to the agreement, Turnpike will bear two-thirds of the expenses to host the league, while ANFA will bear the remaining part of the expenses.
ANFA said that the estimated budget for the first edition of the league was Rs 3 million. Turnpike and ANFA will bear Rs 2 million and Rs 1 million, respectively.
For all the five editions, Turnpike will spend Rs 15 million, while ANFA will spend Rs 7.5 million. As per the agreement, Turnpike will look after marketing and advertising of the league and it will have the right to look for sponsors and profit acquired from them, while ANFA will have the right on the television money.
The league will serve as qualifying event for the players to participate in the AFC Futsal Championship 2018 Qualifiers to be held in Iran from October 12 to 22.