2013–14 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League

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Martyr's Memorial A-Division League
Season2013-14
ChampionsManang Marshyangdi Club[1] (7th title)
RelegatedRCT
Boys Union Club
AFC President's CupManang Marshyangdi Club
Matches played87
Goals scored224 (2.57 per match)
Top goalscorerKarna Limbu (11 goals)
Biggest home winNepal Police Club 9-0 Boys Union Club
Highest scoring9 goals
Nepal Police Club 9-0 Boys Union Club
2015

The 2013–14 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League (known as the Martyrs' Memorial Red Bull 'A' Division League Football Tournament 2013-14 for sponsorship reasons)(Nepali: 2013-14 शहीद स्मारक ए डिभिजन लीग) was the 41st edition of Martyr's Memorial A-Division League. The league started on 30 December 2013 and finished on 1 March 2014 in the Dasarath Rangasala Stadium. Thirteen teams competed with each other in single round-robin format with the top 6 qualifying for the Super Six stage. Three Star Club were the defending champions. Manang Marshyangdi Club won the title for the record 7th time.

Teams[edit]

Of the 13 participating teams, twelve remained following the 2012-13 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League. They are joined by one team promoted from the 2013 Martyr's Memorial B-Division League.

Boys Union Club were promoted from the 2013 Martyr's Memorial B-Division League.[2] Whereas, Madhyapur Youth Association, Bansbari Football Club and Boudha Football Club were relegated to the 2014 Martyr's Memorial B-Division League.

New Road Team had to withdraw from the competition due to financial reasons and was relegated to the Martyr's Memorial B-Division League.[3][4]

Team Location Previous Season
APF Club Kathmandu 12th
Boys Union Club Kathmandu 1st B-Division
Friends Club Lalitpur 4th
Himalayan Sherpa Club Kathmandu 10th
Jawalakhel Youth Club Lalitpur 13th
Machhindra Football Club Kathmandu 6th
Manang Marshyangdi Club Kathmandu 2nd
Nepal Army Club Kathmandu 3rd
Nepal Police Club Kathmandu 8th
Ranipokhari Corner Team Kathmandu 7th
Sankata Club Kathmandu 11th
Saraswoti Youth Club Kathmandu 9th
Three Star Club Lalitpur 1st

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Manang Marshyangdi Club 12 8 2 2 23 5 +18 26 Qualification for Super League
2 Three Star Club 12 7 3 2 19 11 +8 24
3 Nepal Police Club 12 6 4 2 22 8 +14 22
4 Sankata Club 12 6 4 2 15 6 +9 22
5 Machhindra Football Club 12 5 4 3 16 10 +6 19
6 APF Club 12 5 3 4 17 19 −2 18
7 Himalayan Sherpa Club 12 4 4 4 16 16 0 16
8 Friends Club 12 4 3 5 13 14 −1 15
9 Saraswoti Youth Club 12 4 3 5 9 13 −4 15
10 Nepal Army Club 12 2 7 3 12 11 +1 13
11 Jawalakhel Youth Club 12 4 1 7 9 20 −11 13
12 Ranipokhari Corner Team (R) 12 2 1 9 10 24 −14 04 Relegation to 2015 Martyr's Memorial B-Division League
13 Boys Union Club (R) 12 1 1 10 8 32 −24 4

Updated to games played on 01 March 2013.
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament. Ranipokhari Corner Team were deducted 3 points for not participating in the 2013 Ncell Cup[5][6]

Super League[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Manang Marshyangdi Club (C) 17 11 2 4 31 13 +18 35 2014 AFC President's Cup
2 Machhindra Football Club 17 10 4 3 26 12 +14 34
3 Three Star Club 17 9 5 3 24 15 +9 32
4 Nepal Police Club 17 7 5 5 25 14 +11 26
5 Sankata Club 17 6 6 5 17 13 +4 24
6 APF Club 17 6 4 7 24 27 −3 22

Updated to games played on 01 March 2013.
Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Top scorers[edit]

Accurate as of July 2014.[7]

Rank Player Club Goals Penalties
1 Nepal Karna Limbu Machhindra Football Club 11 1
2 Nepal Santosh Sahukhala Three Star Club 9 2
3 Tanzania Yona Elias Manang Marshyangdi Club 0
4 Nepal Anil Gurung Manang Marshyangdi Club 7 2
5 Nepal Bhola Silwal Nepal Police Club 1
6 Nepal Dipak Rai Manang Marshyangdi Club 0
7 Nigeria Afeez Olawale Oladipo Sankata Club 6 0
Nepal Bharat Shah Nepal Police Club
Tanzania Pius Henry Saraswoti Youth Club
Nigeria Segun Akinade Himalayan Sherpa Club
8 Nepal Jumanu Rai Nepal Police Club 5 1
9 Nepal Ganesh Lawati Nepal Armed Police Force 0
Ivory Coast Leonce Dodoz Three Star Club
Nigeria Martins Kayode Friends Club
Nepal Rajendra Rawal Nepal Armed Police Force

Awards[edit]

Player Club
Best Coach Nepal Hari Om Shrestha[8] Manang Marshyangdi Club
Best Goalkeeper Nepal Bishal Shrestha[9] Manang Marshyangdi Club
Best Defender Nepal Hem Gurung[10] Machhindra Football Club
Best Midfielder Nepal Sushil KC[11] Machhindra Football Club
Best Striker Nepal Karna Limbu[12] Machhindra Football Club

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manang Marshyangdi lift Nepal's league title". the AFC. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Red Bull B Division League: Boys Union Club Promoted To A Division". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  3. ^ "New Road Team (NRT) Will Not Play A Division League !!". nepali-football.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  4. ^ "NRT to pull out of A Division League". nepaldispatch.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Uncertain RCT future". ekantipur.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  6. ^ "ANFA To Slap A Fine Of Rs 5 Lakhs & Three Points Deduction In The League To RCT!". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Red Bull A Division League 2013/2014". FIFA.com. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  8. ^ "RedBull A Division League: Best Coach Hari Om Shrestha: The Coach Of The Champion Team Is The Best!". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  9. ^ "RedBull A Division League: Best Goalkeeper Bishal Shrestha: I Dreamed About This Award When I Was In ANFA Academy". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  10. ^ "RedBull Super League: Best Defender Hem Gurung: It Feels Great To Receive The Award As A Captain". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  11. ^ "RedBull A Division League: Best Midfielder Sushil KC: I Can't Believe This!". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Redbull A Division League Best Striker Karna Limbu: It's Not That I Don't Want To Represent My Country But I Won't Play From National Team!". goalnepal.com. Retrieved 2 April 2017.

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