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Kumar thapa standing with Jr Naymar at PSG

Kumar Thapa on the dire state of women’s football in Nepal

Kumar Thapa is a former professional footballer who played for Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC), Armed Police Force club (APF) in Nepal, represented his country, internationally, and more recently coached the Nepal Women’s football team between 2015 and 2017. Kumar Thapa shares his journey navigating through Nepalese football, leading the women’s team to success, and the …

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Al-Shams Women's FC playing in the Shamshal Valley

How a women’s football club is breaking boundaries in Pakistan: Al-Shams women’s FC

Al-Shams Women’s Football Club is located in the scenic and breathtaking Shimshal Valley, one of the most remote areas within a remote area, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan near the Chinese border. Varying reports state that the literacy rate in the region is approximately 80-90%, which is in stark contrast to the national average of Pakistan, at …

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