Tilganga marks the winner for the First Inter Eye Care Futsal Tournament-2078
Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology team has marked their pioneer
victory in the First Inter Eye Care Futsal Tournament -2078. Vision
Together Nepal (VTN) successfully conducted the first ever Inter
Eye Care Futsal Tournament – 2078 at Dhuku Futsal Hub,
Baluwatar. The chief guest of the event was Dr. Roshan Pokhrel –
Secretary of Ministry of Health and Population who highlighted the
importance of Futsal tournament commenting the fact that it promotes unity and harmony among
eye care professionals.
A total of eight teams namely, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Bharatpur Eye Hospital, Matrika Eye Center, ASG Eye Hospital, Eye Mart Nepal, Drishti Eye Care System, Nepal Eye Hospital and Metro Eye Care participated in the tournament which was conducted in league and knockout format. The league matches were played for 20 minutes and the knockout stage was played for 30 minutes
In the finals, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology won the match against Nepal Eye Hospital by 2-0 while the third position was secured by Metro Eye Care who won the match against ASG eye Hospital by 3 -0.
Dr. Sakshyam Tamang from Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology won the best player award while the best goal keeper award was awarded to Hisan Shrestha from Metro Eye Care. Similarly, Birendra Mahat from Metro Eye Care won the Highest scorer award by scoring 13 goals in the tournament.
The key supporters of the event were Style Hunt, Advanced Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd (Topcon), Meditech systems Nepal Pvt. Ltd (Nidek), AR Opticals, Gracy Opticals, Bhagawan Traders, Aayam Opticals, Jagadamba Opticals, Vision Care Division (Zeiss Ophthalmic Lenses), Lifeline Pharmaceuticals and Sweekriti International Pvt. Ltd (Aurolab). The RED RHINO from Amrapali Beverages was the energy drink sponsor, Mahashakti Cements Pvt. Ltd. were the venue sponsor and SEED Contact Lenses were our Contact Lens Sponsors.
Key Objectives of the Event:
- Foster, develop, and promote the harmony among eye care professionals, providers and stakeholders through spirit of game.
- Raise fund for our Trek & Treat campaign to make eye care accessible to remote areas of Nepal.
- Enhance the physical, mental, and social well-being of professionals working in the eye health sector
- Observe the underlying skills and potentials of the staffs working in the eye care services.
in the development and encouragement of sportsmanship and community
spirit among all participating members
The Inter Eye Care Futsal Tournament is aimed to be organized annually on every last Saturday at the end of every Nepali Year in order to end the year with high spirits and enthusiasm and move ahead together with lots of positivity and feel of togetherness among all eye health care professionals in Nepal to uplift the Eye Care sector in Nepal.
About Vision Together Nepal:
Vision Together Nepal is a nonprofit organization established in the year 2021 with the aim of providing Eye Health Care service for the people of Nepal. The slogan "Clear Vision in Every Region" lives by conducting Eye Health Screening & Surgical Camps through Trek & Treat campaign which is conducted twice every year between April-May and October-November month. For more details: https://visiontogethernepal.org.np/
Image Gallery from First Inter Eye Care Futsal Tournament 2078.