The "Chief of The Army Staff (COAS) Trophy 2075" kicked off at the Nepali Army HQs pavilion on Sept 10, 2018. COAS General Purna Chandra Thapa inaugurated the sports meet amid a special function. Directorate General of Military Training, Major Gen Dev Kumar Subedi gave the welcome speech followed by a march past from the athletes.
The Inter-Division Sports Competition includes Athletics, Swimming, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Boxing, Kabaddi, Cycling, Handball and Taekwondo. Altogether fourteen teams from all Divisions, Special Forces and other Supporting Arms, Brigades of Nepali Army are competing for the Trophy. The winning team will receive the COAS Trophy during the Army Day later in the year. The tournament will conclude on October 05, 2018.
Secretary-Ministry of Youth and Sports, Former COAS, Heads of sister security organizations, serving and Ex Generals, residential Military Attaches, representative of Defense Ministry officials from the Sports Council, media personnel and other high ranking officials of Nepali Army were present at the ceremony.