The League round of the 1st G.P. Koirala Memorial Men’s Hockey Tournament has come to a conclusion recently in Nepal. The teams put on a fantastic display for audiences. The Nepal Army and Gandaki province from pool A and Province 7 and Province 1 from pool B went on to play in the semi-finals. A total of six provinces and the army were the participants in this landmark tournament.
Gandaki province was the winner of the tournament, taking the victory in a heated match by the score of 1-0 against Nepal Army. Shravan Kumar took home the victory for his team by converting a 57th minute penalty into a goal. Man of the Match award for the final was given to Prakash Khaniya whereas Shravan Kumar took home the Man of the Tournament title. Both of these players were from the Gandaki province.
AHF congratulates the governing bodies for a successful tournament and looks forward to other such endeavours from them!