Nepal - List of Champions and Cup Winners


Early Football Tournaments

The first ever football tournament in Nepal was organised in 1934,
and won by Jawalakheel Club; in total 12 teams entered.  Several
others were organised until the introduction of the Ram Janaki
Football Tournament below but only the following data are known:

1934    Jawalakheel Club       (12 participants)
1947    Naresh                 (runners-up: New Road Team)

Ram Janaki Football Tournament

established in 1947/48 (2004 BS) by then prime minister Padam Shamsher;
Nepal Police Force won 3 consecutive editions around 1950 (2007 BS - 
establishment of democracy)

1951    Nepal Police Force     (runners-up: New Road Team)

Martyr's Memorial League Tournament (Kathmandu)

continuation of the Ram Janaki Football Tournament after Nepal Police Force 
handed trophy to ANFA who took over organisation; first edition 1954/55 (2011 BS)

1954/55 Mahabir Club                         [2011 BS]
1955/56 Police Force                         [2012 BS]
1956/57 Police Force                         [2013 BS]
1957/58 Army XI                              [2014 BS]
1958-60   not held
1960/61 New Road Team (Kathmandu)            [2017 BS]
1961/62   not held
1962/63 New Road Team (Kathmandu)            [2019 BS]
1963/64 Bidya Byama                          [2020 BS]
1964-66   not held
1966/67 Mahabir Club                         [2023 BS]
1967/68 Friends Union                        [2024 BS]
1968/69 Deurali Club                         [2025 BS]
1969/70 Mahabir Club                         [2026 BS]
1970/71 Deurali Club                         [2027 BS]
1971/72 Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu) [2028 BS]
1972/73 Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu) [2029 BS]
1973/74 Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu) [2030 BS]
1975    Boys Union Club (Kathmandu)          [2032 BS]
1976    Sunakhari Athletic Club              [2033 BS]
1977    Annapurna Club                       [2034 BS]
1978    New Road Team (Kathmandu)            [2035 BS]
1979    Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu) [2036 BS]
1980    Sankata Boys Club (Kathmandu)        [2037 BS]
1981/82 Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu) [2038 BS]
1982    Annapurna Club                       [2039 BS]
1983    Sankata Boys Club (Kathmandu)        [2040 BS]
1984    Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu) [2041 BS]
1985    Sankata Boys Club (Kathmandu)        [2042 BS]
1986    Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2042/43 BS]
1987    Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2043/44 BS]
1988      not held
1989    Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2046 BS]
1990-94   not held due to political unrest   [2047-2051 BS]
1995    New Road Team (Kathmandu)            [2052 BS]
1996      not held
1997    Three Star Club (Lalitpur)           [2054 BS]
1998    Three Star Club (Lalitpur)           [2055 BS]
1999      not held
2000    Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2057 BS]
2001      not held
2002      not held
2003    Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2060 BS]
2004    Three Star Club (Lalitpur)           [2061 BS]
2005/06 Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2062 BS]
2006/07 Mahendra Police Club (Kathmandu)     [2063 BS]
2007/08   not held                           [2064 BS]
2008/09   not held                           [2065 BS]
2010    Nepal Police Club (Kathmandu)        [2066/67 BS]
2011    Nepal Police Club (Kathmandu)        [2067/68 BS]
2012/13 Three Star Club (Lalitpur)           [2069 BS]
2013/14 Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)   [2070 BS]

NB: BS = Bikram Sambat, the nepalese chronological system which is 
         56.7 years 'ahead' of AD;
    the 1954/55 (2011 BS) competition was the first; Mahabir were
    relegated in 1978 (2034 BS) and again in 2005/06 (2062 BS)

Number of Titles (42)

  7 Manang Marsyangdi Club (Kathmandu)

  6 Rani Pokhari Corner Team (Kathmandu)

  4 New Road Team (Kathmandu)
    Three Star Club (Lalitpur)
    
  3 Mahabir Club
    Nepal Police Club (Kathmandu) [formerly Mahendra Police Club]
    Sankata Boys Club (Kathmandu)

  2 Annapurna Club
    Deurali Club
    Police Force

  1 Army XI
    Bidya Byama
    Boys Union Club (Kathmandu)
    Friends Union
    Sunakhari Athletic Club



National League

2011/12 Nepal Police Club (Kathmandu)        [2068 BS]

Number of Titles (1)

  1 Nepal Police Club (Kathmandu) 

National League Cup

1985  New Road Team
1986-96 not known  
1997  Tribhuvan Army Club
1998  Mahendra Police
1999  Mahendra Police

NB: the 1985 edition was the first.

Tribhuvan Challenge Shield

NB: donated in 1948 by King Tribhuvan

1948  King's XI
1949-51 not held
1952  Governor of Jaleswar's XI (aka Jaleshwor)
1953  Nepalese Police
1954  Defence XI
1955  Indian Army
1956  Indian Army
1957  Amard Police Force
1958  Army
1959  Nepalese Police
1960  Army
1961  Education Exercise Association
1962  Education Exercise Association
1963  Education Exercise Association
1964-65 not held
1966  Koshi XI
1967  Birpur (India)
1968  Thamel CI
1969  Brothers Club (India)
1970  Mahabir XI
1971-75 not held
1976  Boys Union and Mahendra Police [shared]
1977  Boys Union
1978  Mahendra Police
1979  Sankata Boys Club
1980  Mahendra Police
1981  Mahendra Police
1982  Bangalore XI (India)   1-0 New Road Team 
1983  Mahendra Police
1984  Punjab Electricity Board (India)
1985  Friends Club           1-0 New Road Youth
1986  Friends Club           0-0 Thimpu XI (Bhutan)     [*]

[*] Thimpu refused to participate in penalty shoot-out

Other Cup Tournaments

Aaha Gold Cup 
2002  Mahendra Police Club        [first edition]
2007  Three Star Club        1-1 Manang Marsyangdi Club [5-4 pen]
2008  Mahendra Police Club   2-0 Armed Police Force     [aet]
Birendra Memorial Cup
2002  Mahendra Police Club     
Birthday Cup
NB: donated in 1974 to commemorate the 29th birthday of King Birendra 
    Bir Bikram Shah.
1982  Mahendra Police Club  1-0 Darjeeling United (India)
1985  Darjeeling (India)
2002  Mahendra Police Club    
2005  Mahendra Police Club   1-1 Three Star Club        [5-4 pen]
Budha Subba Gold Cup
1999  Belgeria SC (Calcutta) 1-1 Dharan FC              [5-4 pen]
2000  Mahendra Police Club   1-0 Dharan FC
2001  Mahendra Police Club   1-0 Dharan FC
2002  Dhanmondi Club (Dhaka) 2-0 Mahendra Police Club
2003  Mahendra Police Club   0-0 Friends Club           [4-2 pen]
2004  Manang Marsyangdi Club 1-0 Mahendra Police
2005  Three Star Club        3-0 Jawalakhel Youth Club 
2006  African United Club    3-1 Dharan FC
2007  Three Star Club        1-0 African United Club 
Devi Maya Memorial Shield
1953  Sankata Boys Sports
Khukuri Gold Cup
1998  Ranipokhari Corner Team
2003  Manang Marsyangdi Club
2004  Mahendra Police Club  
Mahendra Gold Cup
1982  Boys Union             1-0 Mahendra Club Calcutta (India)
1998  New Road Team 
2004  Mahendra Police Club   
San Miguel Itahari Gold Cup 
2007  Manang Marsyangdi Club 2-1 Friends Club           [aet]

About this document

Partial source: SoccerAge Nepal

Prepared and maintained by Atsushi Fujioka, Biplav Gautam and Malik Riaz Hai Naveed for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Atsushi Fujioka (ajf@din.or.jp), Biplav Guatam (nepalfootball@yahoo.com) and Malik Riaz Hai Naveed (MalikRiaz@footballpakistan.com)
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014

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