News Kathmandu: Youth Legend Organizing U14 Girls Futsal Event On Jestha 12

Social Enterprise Youth Legend is going to host one day U-14 Girls Futsal Tournament 2018, with the motive of empowering young girls through sports, on 12 th Jestha, 2075, Saturday. .

This is the first U -14 Girls Futsal Tournament which will include sixteen to twenty teams of different schools. Girls under 14 years of age will come together to compete against each other through sports.

The event coordinator of the one day event, Mohan Ghimire, says, "There is good evidence that participation in sports can help break-down gender stereotypes, improves self-esteem, defy the misperception that they are weak or incapable and contribute to the development of leadership skills"

He further adds, "Every time they clear a hurdle or kick a ball, demonstrating not only physical strength, but also leadership and strategic thinking, they take a step towards gender equality".

The Teams, for this one day tournament, will be divided into 4 groups. The tournament will commence from group stage and progress to Quarter Finals, Semi-finals and Final. The winners and runners-up will be awarded with trophies and medals, while the best player and highest goal scorer will be awarded with a trophy.

Youth Legend is a social enterprise established in May 2014 with the purpose of creating valuable impact in the lives of young people around the world works on 3 core areas – International Exchange, Youth Empowerment and Psychosocial wellbeing.

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