ANFA confirmed RedBull Nepal National League from Magh 7 on home and away basis.
Organizing the press meet in Kathmandu, ANFA said that nine teams were taking part in the championship.
"There will be 72 matches played in Kathmandu and outside the valley. 40 matches will be played in Kathmandu in three venues while 32 matches will be played in Biratnagar, Dhangadi, Butwal and Jhapa", ANFA general secy Dhirendra Pradhan said.
Home & Away Basis:
The league is based on home and away basis. The matches will be played on weekend. Only two matches will be played in a week.
"This is a challenging job but we are ready to host the event in successful manner", general secy Pradhan added.
"We have appealed support from all. From Sports Ministry to ground staffs, we need support from all to make it successful and memorable", added Pradhan.
Three Venues In Kathmandu:
Dasrath Stadium is the main venue for Kathmandu based clubs. However, Halchowk Stadium and Army Lagankhel ground are the alternative venues.
Venues outside Valley:
Jhapa will play home matches at Domalal Stadium, Birtamod, Morang FC will play their home matches at Sahid Rangashala, Lumbini FC Rupandehi will play at ANFA Technical Centre Butwal and Far Western FC will play their matches at Dhangadi stadium.
15 Lakhs have been promised to all participating teams. ANFA will provide the money on three installments.
ANFA will separate 40% of gate money to home team and 20% to local DFA.
ANFA has provided Rs 2 lakhs each to all DFA outside the valley for ground preparation.
Winners to get Rs 1 Crore while the runners up team will get Rs 50 Lakhs. Third placed team will get Rs 25 Lakhs. Individual prize winner will get one motorbike each. The best coach will also get one motorbike.
The total budget of the event is Rs 5 Crore. Red Bull has provided Rs 50 Lakhs while ANFA will cover up remaining budget.
ANFA has formed a tournament organizing committe under the chairmanship of acting ANFA president Lalit Krishna Shrestha. Five Regional football associations presidents are also included in the committee.