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FIFA President Blatter arrives

KATHMANDU: President of FIFA Joseph S. Blatter arrived here on Thursday to attend the AFC Challenge Cup Football Competition that is scheduled to kick off Thursday afternoon.

Mr. Blatter was received with impressive welcome at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) by Minister for Youth and Sports Kamala Roka, Chairman of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa and Member-Secretary of National Sports Council, Yubraj Lama.

Cultural pageantries were presented at the TIA to welcome Mr. Blatter. FIFA President Blatter is scheduled to inaugurate the AFC Challenge Cup Football Competition at 4:15 pm at Dasharath Stadium today.

Upon his arrival, Blatter said he was very pleased to visit a beautiful country. RSS

Published Date: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | 10:41 AM

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