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Nepal Police Club

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Nepal Police Club formerly known as Mahendra Police Club is departmental police football and cricket club of Nepal. They currently play in the top division of the country.

Nepal Police Club
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Full nameNepal Police Club
Nickname(s)The Cops
Founded1952; 66 years ago (1952)
GroundNepal Police Club Stadium
Kathmandu, Nepal
Capacity20,000
OwnerNepal Police
ManagerBirat Krishna Shrestha
LeagueMartyr's Memorial A-Division League
20111st

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HistoryEdit

Established in 1952 and named after King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Mahendra Police Club has been part of the new Nepal League since its inception in 2003. The club finished runners-up in the 2004-05 season and were third next year.

Year 2007Edit

The year 2007 has been the most successful year for Mahendra Police Club. They started well in the 2006-07 season with a perfect blend of experienced and amateur players and clinched the Martyr's Memorial A-Division League title. MPC, who have won all Nepalese knock-out tournaments till date, have solid a backline led by experienced national defender Rakesh Shrestha with young but experienced Ritesh Thapa under the bar. Another national team veteran Hari Khadka, former national midfielder Ananta Thapa, Jumanu Rai and Ramesh Budhathoki hold the key to their fortunes in the AFC President’s Cup. Another achievement of MPC was to be the runners-up in the AFC President's Cup 2007 after creating an upset in the semi-finals by beating Regar Tursunzoda. MPC won being the runners-up.

AchievementsEdit

 
Player of Nepal Police Club (Red Jersey), while playing against Three Star Club(Blue Jersey)

,2018

  • Budha Subba Gold Cup: 3
    • Winner: 2000, 2001, 2003
  • Khukuri Gold Cup: 1
    • Winner: 2001
  • सताक्षी gold cup : 1
    • Winner: 2016
  • Birat Gold Cup: 2
    • Winner: 2004, 2016
  • National Football Cup
    • Winner:2018

Performance in AFC competitionsEdit

Current squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  DF Rabin Shrestha
  MF Bhola Silwal
  FW Awhan Ale
No. Position Player
  FW Jumanu Rai

Cricket LeagueEdit

Nepal Police is one of the three departmental teams to play in National League Cricket. Other eight regional teams compete with Nepal Police in the league. Manoj Katuwal is the coach of the team. They participated in 2011 National One Day tournament but finished as a runners-up after losing to APF Club in the final. But they defeated departmental rival APF Club to lift the title of 2011 Pepsi Standard Chartered T20 National Cricket Tournament.[1] Current Nepal Police team squad is as follows:

    * Binod Bhandari (National Player)
   

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