Western Regional Hotel Association entrepreneurs and comedy artistes have played a friendly football match in Pokhara today (August 14, 2010). A team of “Meri Bassai” and “Jire Khursani,” and the team of Association’s member hotels had played the friendly match to promote tourism, developing sports tourism, raise fund for Pokhara Stadium.
In the photo above Comedy artists including Kiran KC, Jitu Nepal, Kunjana Ghimire and Sitaram Kattel pose for a group photo after the football match between the artistes and Paschimanchal Hotel Sangh, held at the Pokhara Stadium.
The Association believes that the match has boosted tourism campaigns such as “Let’s Go to Pokhara” and Nepal Tourism Year 2011.
(Photo source – Kantipur and Himalayan Times)
Details of the Game:
At the stadium there fans of the comedy actors were more than the game lover. The comedy artist were in red t-shirt and the hotel entrepreneurs were in blue dress. Apart from playing the game, the artists did some comedy snippets.
By the end of allocated time, both team tied with 3-3 goals. During tie-breaker, the hotel entrepreneurs scored an additional goal and won the game by 4-3.
The goal scoring hotel entrepreneurs were Gobindaraj Pahari, Dharma Singh Lamichane, Hari Bhujel and Anil Shrestha.