The championship to be organised the Sahara Club Pokhara and sponsored by Himshree Foods Pvt Ltd will take place in Pokhara from January 23 to February 3.
A team winning the match will go home with Rs 700 thousand, a trophy and a certificate while the first runner up will bag Rs 300 thousands. Last year, the winner received Rs 501 thousands while the first runner up team Rs 251 thousands.
Speaking at a press meet organised by Sahara Club here today, Club president Keshab Thapa said a total of 12 teams from home and India and Bangladesh are taking part in the tournament.
They are Manang Marsyangdi, APF Club, Sankata Club, United Sikkim Football Club India, Rumpum Jhapa 11, Uttar Barindhara Club Bangladesh, Tribhuvan Army, Nepal Police, Dharan Football Club, Sudurpaschim-11, Three Star and the host Sahara Club. (RSS)