Nepal Army Club

Nepal Army Club, also known as Tribhuwan Army Club, is the departmental Army sporting club of Nepal and is based in Kathmandu. In cricket they play top domestic league National League Cricket, and in Prime Minister One Day Cup whereas in football they currently play in the top division of the country Martyr's Memorial A-Division League.[1]

Nepal Army Club
Roundel of Nepal.svg
SportCricket
Football
Founded1951; 72 years ago (1951)
LeagueNational League Cricket
Martyr's Memorial A-Division
Based inKathmandu
StadiumDasarath Rangasala Stadium (Football)
OwnerNepalese Army
PresidentCOAS Prabhu Ram Sharma
Head coachArun Aryal (Cricket)
Websitehttp://www.nepalarmy.mil.np/

HistoryEdit

The departmental army team under the name of Army XI had won the fourth A-division league in 1957/58. It has placed in between second to fifth position in the league in recent years. Nepal Army Club have first time received AFC Club license in the Nepali football history on 2020.

CricketEdit

RecordEdit

Season One-Day Twenty20
Teams Position Teams Position
2013 Not held 10 Winner[2]
2015 10 Winner[3] Not held
2017 8 Winner
2018 10 Runner-up
2019 10 Runner-up
2021 10 Winner[4] TBD TBD

Squad[5]Edit

Name Age Batting style Bowling style
Captain and Batsman
Binod Bhandari 33 Right-handed
Batsman
Rajesh Pulami Magar 30 Right-handed Legbreak googly
Bhim Sharki 21 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Rohit Kumar Paudel 20 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Wicket-keeper
Raju Rijal 26 Right-handed
All-rounder
Sompal Kami 26 Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Karan KC 31 Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Hari Bahadur Chauhan 21 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Gopal Dhakal 24 Left-handed Left-arm orthodox spin
Kushal Malla 18 Left-handed Left-arm orthodox spin
Bowler
Jitendra Mukhiya 30 Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Sushan Bhari 27 Left-handed Left-arm orthodox spin
Shahab Alam Left-handed Left-arm orthodox spin
Hari Krishna Jha Right-handed
Lokendra Chand Right-handed

FootballEdit

RecordEdit

Season Division Teams Position AFC Cup
2004[6] A-Division 13 4th
2005–06[7] A-Division 15 3rd
2006–07[8] A-Division 14 2nd
2010 A-Division 12 4th
2011 A-Division 18 8th
2011–12 National League 10 5th
2012–13 A-Division 16 3rd
2013–14 A-Division 13 10th
2015 National League 9 2nd
2018–19 A-Division 14 4th
2019–20 A-Division 14 2nd
2021–22 A-Division 14 2nd Round 2

SquadEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK     NEP Bikesh Kuthu
41 GK     NEP Biwas Chaudhary
4 DF     NEP Bikash Tamang
17 DF     NEP Suman Aryal
19 DF     NEP Jitendra Karki
29 DF     NEP Bimal Pandey
32 DF     NEP Dipak Gurung
33 DF     NEP Bikash Khawas
8 MF     NEP Tanka Bahadur Basnet
MF     NEP Jagjit Shrestha
No. Pos. Nation Player
22 MF     NEP Tek Bahadur Budhathoki
23 MF     NEP Sesehang Angdembe
14 MF     NEP Santosh Tamang
28 FW     NEP Sudil Rai
16 FW     NEP Deep Kumar Lama
9 FW     NEP Rajeev Gurung (player)
21 FW     NEP Bharat Khawas (captain)
10 FW     NEP George Prince Karki
18 FW     NEP Nawayug Shrestha

AFC Cup performanceEdit

  • 2021 – Preliminary round 2

Continental recordEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
2021 AFC Cup Preliminary round 1   Sri Lanka Police
5–1
Preliminary round 2   Bengaluru
5–0

VolleyballEdit

PlayersEdit

TrophiesEdit

  • Nepal National Volleyball League
    • Winners (4): 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019[9]

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Martyrs Memorial A Division League 2021/22 – 2078 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League". www.hamrokhelkud.com. Hamaro Khel Kud. Archived from the original on 6 January 2022. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Tribhuvan Army Crowned National T20 Champion". Cricnepal.com. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Naresh drives Army to their first national cricket title". Cricnepal.com. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Army outright champions of Prime Minister Cup". CricketingNepal. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  5. ^ "बिनोद भण्डारीको कप्तानीमा त्रिभुवन आर्मीको टोलि सार्वजनिक | Cricket Himalaya |". Cricket Himalaya. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Nepal 2004". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Nepal 2005/06". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Nepal 2006/07". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  9. ^ : आर्मी लगातार चौथो पटक च्याम्पियन, भैरव उत्कृष्ट