Dear Members and Friends:
Team Nepal is participating again in All Nations Cup
2006 Soccer Tournament. This is a great representation
of our country Nepal in this international community
organized tournament. Nepal Seattle Society (NSS)
proudly sponsors Team Nepal for this year's
tournament. NSS has worked very hard to support Team
Nepal. NSS organized a fundraiser dinner on
July 9th 2006 at The Everest Kitchen for Team Nepal
and raised approx. $856. This fund will be
given for the betterment of the Team Nepal for the
tournament including team registration etc.
Mr. Bishal Gurung is leading the Team Nepal as Team
Captain. The opening ceremony will be on Friday July
14th 2006 at 7pm. Ms. Smriti Gurung will present Team
Nepal to the All Nations Cup 2006 on this
opening ceremony on behalf of Team Nepal. Ms. Smriti
Gurung will be in traditional Nepali costume and Ms.
Shoba Rana, Team Captain Bishal Gurung will be with
Nepal Flag at the opening ceremony to represent
According to the tournament schedule, Nepal will be
playing 3 games in the qualifying games. On July 15th
at 1pm Nepal Vs Vietnam and at 8pm Nepal Vs
Afghanistan. On July 16th at 11:30am Nepal Vs Tibet.
What is All Nations Cup?
All Nations Cup was inaugurated in August of 2003 with
12 countries being represented by their local
communities. This year, from July 14-29 All Nations
Cup 2006 will be held for the fourth year at the
Starfire Sports Complex in Seattle/Washington. All
Nations Cup is a project of Sister Communities,
Seattle based non-profit organization. All Nations Cup
is also known as World Cup Seattle in the local
international community here in Seattle/Washington.
The Qualifiers Festival Weekend will be July 14th to
16th which will feature international music, dance
food and a kid's crafts tent! And the new all Nations
Cup Market Place will be the place for communities to
gather, new friends made, and culture shared. Opening
night is free for everyone and award-winning Brazilian
composer Jovino Santos Neto bring his band to the
Closing Celebration on July 29th.
This year the following 37 countries are being
represented by their local communities:
Nepal, China, Iran, Korea, Tibet, Japan,
Afghanistan, Vietnam and Turkey.
Ethiopia, Gambia, Somalia, Djibouti,
Tanzania, Sudan, Morocco and Cameroon.
Bosnia, Ireland, Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany,
Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Italy, Great Britain and
Brazil, El Salvador, Colombia, Guatemala,
Peru, Honduras, Mexico and USA.
We also take this opportunity to thank each one of our
members and friends who attended the Fundraiser dinner
and also donated for Team Nepal on July 9th. Also,
many thanks to The Everest Kitchen including all the
staffs who provided the facility for the fundraiser
Nepal Seattle Society requests all of our
members/friends to come and be a part of All Nations
Cup, and cheer for our Team Nepal. Your valuable
support is greatly appreciated.
GO TEAM NEPAL!
1. Bishal Gurung, (Team Captain/Midfielder)
2. Ambir Raj Gurung (Goal Keeper)
3. Esor Gurung (Defender)
4. Milan Gurung (Midfielder/Forward)
5. Biraj Kumar Thapa (Forward)
6. Som Kumar Limbu (Midfielder/forward)
7. Prasan Gurung (midfielder)
8. Kiran Gurung (Defender)
9. Prabat Limbu (midfielder/forward/defender)
10. Pan Tamang (Defender)
11. Bhushan Khanal (Midfielder)
12. Kabir Pradhan (Forward )
13. Sameer Bhatteria( Midfielder )
14. Austin Fletcher (Defender )
15. Jeremy Hall (Midfielder )
16. Kobil Shokirov (Midfielder )
17. Chet Khadka (Defender )
18. Prachin Shrestha (Midfielder)
Thank you all and see you at the Tournament on
July 14th, 15th and 16th.