Ranipokhari Corner Team

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Ranipokhari Corner
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Full name Ranipokhari Corner Team
Founded 1932[1][2]
Ground Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal
Ground Capacity 25,000
League Nepal A- Division League
2013–14 A-Division League, 12th (relegated)[3]

Ranipokhari Corner Team is a Nepalese football club from Ranipokhari, which plays at the 25,000-capacity Dasarath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu.[4] In 2013–14, facing serious financial problems,[5] they were relegated from the Nepalese top division, the Nepal A- Division League.[3][2]

The club is the oldest[1] and one of the most successful football clubs in Nepal: as of 2013–14 the team had won six National League titles, a record second only to Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC).[6]

The club was named after its location at the corner of the famous Ranipokhari pond of Kathmandu.[citation needed] It celebrated its diamond jubilee in 2008.[citation needed]

Achievements[edit]

1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1979, 1981–82, 1984
  • Khukuri Gold Cup: 1[6]
1998
2010

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

1991: Qualifying stage[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schöggl, Hans (30 April 2010). "Nepal – Foundation Dates Clubs". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Chapagain, Rajendra (2 February 2014). "Curtains down for RCT's glorious years". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Stokkermans, Karel (1 April 2015). "Nepal 2013/14". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Ranipokhari Corner Team". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Rijal, Ritesh (2 February 2014). "Uncertain RCT future". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c Fujioka, Atsushi; Guatam, Biplav; Hai Naveed, Malik Riaz (1 April 2015). "Nepal – List of Champions and Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "African United bag title". All Nepal Football Association. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  8. ^ Bobrowsky, Josef; Karsdorp, Dirk; Stokkermans, Karel (16 October 2014). "Champions' Cup 1990/91". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 April 2015.