Karate players, coaches, referee leave for Singapore, Malaysia
The Nepali karate team left for Singapore and Malaysia to participate in the Singapore Open Karate Championship and International Coaches Training and Referee Seminar on Wednesday.
Yuvraj Lama, member secretary of National Sports Council (NSC) bade farewell to the players, coaches and referees amidst a function at NSC.
A 10-member karate team including eight players and coach Mahesh Kumar Shrestha and manager Naresh Shrestha will take part in the Singapore Open Karate Championship scheduled to start from April 21-23.
In the men’s category, Sunil Lama will compete in 55kg weight category, Binod Maharjan in 60kg, Mukunda Maharjan in 67kg and Digamber Prasad Pant in 84 kg while
Roji Nagarkoti and Ganga Adhikari will compete in the women´s 55kg and 65kg weight categories, respectively.
Likewise, Parsuram Bastola and Chanchala Dunuwar will compete in men´s and women´s single kata, respectively.
Similarly, altogether 16 coaches and referees will participate in the seminar scheduled to kick off from April 20-22 in Malaysia. nepalnews.com