129 players selected from Okhaldhunga

Okhaldhunga, Jan 8: A total of 129 players have been selected from Okhaldhunga district for the 8th National Sports Tournament. Some 58 female and 71 male players have been chosen for 12 sports genre.

Among the players nominated from the district are 20 for volleyball, 20 for Kabaddi, 10 for Karate, 15 for Taekwondo, 8 for Athletics, 12 for Handball, four for Table Tennis, four for Badminton, two for full contact Karate and one each for Wushu and Swimming, shared Chairperson of District Sports Development Committee, Ruplal Tamang.

A total of 23 persons, including coaches and officials will participate in the sports event from the district.

However, the district has no coach for any sports event on its own. There is compulsion to bring coaches from other districts on deputation for players nomination.

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