All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) in partnership with Coca-cola have confirmed FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour to Nepal. Nepalese will get a rare opportunity to see the FIFA World Cup trophy up close in Kathmandu this December 21, 2013
The World Cup trophy is usually set in a world-wide tour a year before the tournament and this time its coming to Nepal. FIFA World Cup trophy tour is sponsored by Coca-Cola. It is learned that Coca-Cola is trying to bring a former World Cup winning captain, most likely the German Lothar Matthaus, during the tour of the trophy.
According to GoalNepal.com ANFA president Ganesh Thapa said that he was delighted to be partnering with Coca-Cola to stage the FIFA World Cup trophy tour in Nepal. Thapa also appreciated Coke officials for their efforts in bringing FIFA World Cup trophy in Nepal.
After the three-day visit in Bangladesh, the World Cup trophy will travel to Bhutan, Nepal and India before going to Thailand as part of the world-wide tour of the trophy that will end in Brazil in 2014.
The trophy stands 36.5 centimetres (14.4 inches) tall and is made of 5 kg (11 lb) of 18 carat (75%) gold with a base (13 centimetres [5.1 inches] in diameter) containing two layers of malachite.
Photo Courtesy: GoalNepal.com