Nepal national football team head coach resigns, cites ‘drama’ of senior official

Abdullah Almutairi, a Qatari national and the head of the Nepal national football team, has announced his resignation on Sunday in a Facebook post, citing “daily drama” from a senior vice president of The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA)

Jul 25, 2021
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Abdullah Almutairi, the head of the Nepal national football team

Abdullah Almutairi, a Qatari national and the head of the Nepal national football team, has announced his resignation on Sunday in a Facebook post, citing “daily drama” from a senior vice president of The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA). 

“Dear Nepali Fans ... I'm going to ANFA to resign and my resign because of the senior vice president, in the last 3 weeks every day he makes drama to me. I hope you feel happy now Pankaj Nembang [SIC],” Almutairi, 38, posted on Facebook tagging Nembang.

He was sent to Nepal by the Qatar Football Association as part of an agreement with the All Nepal Football Association and the former was taking care of his salary. Under him, Nepal has played four matches. In May-June, Nepal beat Chinese Taipei while lost against Australia, Kuwait, and Iraq.

The Kathmandu Post reported Almutairi had also reached ANFA headquarters to meet the ANFA president Karma Tsering Sherpa. 

(SAM) 

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