Team entry registration and stall booking is open for 17th Gurkha Cup 2019, one of the biggest event of Nepalese community in UK – South Asia Time

Team entry registration and stall booking is open for 17th Gurkha Cup 2019, one of the biggest event of Nepalese community in UK

 March 23, 2019  

London:  The 17th grand episode of the Gurkha cup is going to held on 26 May 2019 at Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LE.

Gurkha Cup is one of the biggest events organized by a Nepalese community in United Kingdom where youth from not only UK but also from European country like Portugal, Belgium and Germany traveled to the fields at Queens Avenue for the Tournament.

This event is organized annually by Tamu Dhee UK, One of the biggest and dynamic Nepalese community in the UK.

The organizing committee has announced the key dates for booking the stall and the entry for the participants. The stall booking from the program is opened from  18th of March and will be closed on the 18th of May. Similarly, the interested team can start their registration from 18th of March and the last date of the entry is said to be 18th of May 2019.  All the bookings and team registration can be done from the website of the program


Gurkha Cup, it was established in the year 2000.  The cup itself was presented by the King of Greece in the year 2000. Since then the popularity of Gurkha Cup is growing strength to strength among all Nepalese Community not only in the UK but the charm and popularity is growing in other European countries as well.  This is now the biggest, the most popular and the most prestigious event that we organize in comparison to other events that is organized by different Nepalese organization.

Gurkha Cup Event is itself a unique day, it not only shows the football tournament but is also combined with various kind of stalls and displays i.e free-fall parachute display, Brigade of Gurkha Band display, Cultural dance, Tai-Kwon-do display and many more.  As a whole, it is a nice family day out to meet and greet friends and family and to spread your networking.  Army and local Police also feel proud to get involved in Gurkha Cup by putting some of their Recruiting Stalls and providing Referees for the day. Hampshire Police will be performing a dance program this year.

About 50 teams participate in this nine-a-side Gurkha Cup tournament to lift the much coveted Gurkha Cup trophy and the tournament gets more competitive each year.  The tournament provides a platform for teams to display their skills, teamwork and sportsmanship; whilst on the other hand; it provides a great family day out to spectators in a secure environment to meet and greet both old and new friends and families as well as to enjoy watching competitive football matches. The Rushmoor Borough Council has recognised this prestigious tournament and is included in their annual calendar.