Friday, May 24

Nepal Super League (NSL) Prize Money Doubled For Second Edition

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) – The prize money for the winners of the Nepal Super League (NSL) has been doubled from the first edition. Shreyans Karki, the managing director of Nepal Sports and Events Management (NSEM), the organizers of NSL, announced through a press release three days prior to the finals that the winners will receive 70 lakh rupees.

In contrast to the previous edition where the winners were awarded NPR 35 lakh, the prize money has been doubled. The second-placed team will now receive 20 lakh rupees, as mentioned in the statement issued by NSEM.

NSEM President Ashrayta Karki Chaudhary expressed the organization’s dedication to professionalizing Nepali football and creating an environment where players can thrive, ensuring a sustainable career within the sport. She stated, “Our aim is to professionalize Nepali football, creating an environment where players can thrive and build a sustainable career within the sport, reducing the necessity to seek opportunities abroad,” stated Chairperson Chaudhary. “We are dedicated to further increasing the prize money in forthcoming editions, continuing to fuel the growth of football in Nepal.”

Additionally, NSEM announced the prize amounts for individual awards. The best player of the second edition will receive two lakh rupees, while the top scorer, best goalkeeper, and emerging player will each be awarded one lakh.

With the previous champions Kathmandu RayZrs being eliminated in the eliminator, a new champion is guaranteed in the second edition of NSL. Kathmandu’s title defense came to a halt as they lost 3-0 against Lalitpur City FC. Now, three teams remain in contention for the title, with only Dhangadhi having prior experience in the NSL finals. In the first edition, Dhangadhi reached the final but were defeated 1-0 by Kathmandu.

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