The government has committed to reward the ACC U-16 Premier League title winning Nepali team with Rs 50,000 each.
Youth and Sports Minister Purushottam Poudel said the government will recognize the unique feat from the junior cricketers. After winning the ACC U-16 Premier League, Nepal became the first and the only team to win all age group tournaments organized by the ACC.
“The U-16 kids have given a huge recognition to the country. They have done a huge thing for the nation. The government will recognize their achievement by rewarding them with motivational amount,” said Poudel.
“We are committing Rs 50,000 for each member of the team and its almost a done deal. It takes process to get finalized but this can be taken as a decision,” said Poudel. The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is also rewarding the U-16 cricketers with Rs 20,000 apiece.