Jul 24, 2024

Khumjung Yuva Club and Thamichowa Football Club won in Khumbu Lhosar Cup

Khumjung Yuva Club and Thamichowa Football Club won in Khumbu Lhosar Cup

KATHMANDU:On the third day of the 'Khumbu Lhosar Cup' football competition, Khumjung Yuva Club and Thamichhowa Football Club got off to a terrific start in their two matches today.

In the first encounter between Khumjung Yuva Club and Khunde Community Club in Sanagoucharan, Kathmandu, Khumjung Yuva Club triumphed 3-0, with Fura Chiring Sherpa being named man of the match.

Similarly, Thamichowa Football Club defeated Amadblam Youth Club 2-0. Kisang Chiring Sherpa was named man of the match.

This tournament, which has been held for the past 13 years following the Sherpa community's Lhosar (New Year) event, will be held among adolescents born in various villages in Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality in Solukhumbu and currently residing in Kathmandu.

The tournament will consist of 16 matches played over the course of eight days. This is the 14th edition of the 'Khumbu Lhosar Cup', the Sherpa community's largest football tournament. The competition has eight teams: Dumichho Football Team, Namche Yuva Group, Khumjung Youth Club, Amadblam Youth Club, Khunde Community Club, Mahendra Jyoti Ex (Former) Vidyarthi Manch, Khumbu Yambu Sherpa Society, and Khumbu Veterans.

The 14th edition of the competition was co-organized by Yambu Thamisro Kidug Kathmandu and the Umichchhowa Yuva Group, two Thamicho-based organizations. The winner of this tournament will receive the Khumbu Lhosar Cup running shield, medal, and certificate, along with as well as Rs. 1 lakh in cash; the second runner-up team will receive Rs. 50,000; and the third runner-up team will receive Rs. 25,000 in cash, a medal, and a certificate. The tournament, which began on January 29th, will conclude with a closing ceremony on the 7th of Falgun.