PATA Nepal Student Chapter organized ‘PATA Futsal Tournament 2019’ on January 5 with support from PATA Nepal Chapter and Nepal Tourism Board.
The tournament was organized under the theme “Play for Tourism” as inter-college tournament amongst PATA Nepal Chapter Member Colleges with an aim to develop friendship and close working relationships between PATAns\Young Tourism Professionals who seek the opportunity and platform of youth engagement for the sustainable development of tourism, according to a statement issued by PATA Nepal Chapter. Nine colleges participated in the tournament.
Gateway College of Professional Studies (Boys) and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (Girls) became champions, defeating Silver Mountain College and NCTTM College, respectively. The winning teams received trophy, medals, certificates, and cash prize of Rs 10,000, whereas the first runners-up teams received cash prize of Rs 5,000.
PATA Nepal Chapter Chairman Sunil Sakya congratulated all the students and PATA Nepal team for the wonderful teambuilding initiative through this futsal tournament, and he emphasized for the need for the same spirit and practices of joint collaboration and forward movements that are very crucial in achieving the envisaged target of 2 million by 2020.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, NTB CEO Deepak Raj Joshi inspired students emphasizing on halth, discipline, and team building as the three fundamentals of each game, and congratulated PATA Nepal Student Chapter team for maintaining and successfully organizing the tournament from all aspects.
PATA Nepal Chapter Suresh Singh Budal informed that the tournament has inspired to foster mutual cooperation, brotherhood, and teambuilding among the members of PATA Nepal Student Chapters at different educational institutions in Nepal.