Three Star Club

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Ruslan Three Star
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Full nameThree Star Club
Nickname(s)The Patanes,The Stars
Founded1954;66 years ago (1954)
Ground Dasarath Rangasala Stadium
Capacity15,000
ManagerMeghraj Kc
League Martyr's Memorial A-Division League
2019-204th
The Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, where the club plays its home matches Kathmandu Rangasaala(Football Stadium) (2).JPG
The Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, where the club plays its home matches

Three Star Club is a Nepali football club based in Patan, Lalitpur. They play in the Nepalese first division, the Martyr's Memorial A-Division League.

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The club was previously known as the Laxmi Bank Three Star Club for sponsorship reasons, which was terminated by 2014, and is now sponsored by Ruslan Vodka. Historically they have fierce rivalry with Manang Marshyangdi Club known as the Patan-kritipur derby.

History

Three Star Club is one of the well-established and successful clubs in Nepal. The club had a modest beginning in 2031 B.S. A group of enthusiastic young people of Patan Durbar Square, Mangal Bazar established the club for sports development, social service, personality development and brotherhood. The club has been organizing many activities since then, but it is more recognizable as one of the leading football teams in the country. The number of members is increasing rapidly. Currently, Three Star Club has 380 life members and 129 general members.

Three Star Club’s football journey started from D-Division league. The club managed to reach A-Division league in 2039 B.S. Since then, Three Star Club has produced steady stream of qualitative performance in national and international tournaments. Four times national league champion, the club has an avid fan following in the country and boasts of many national players. They have their own official fan group named "We Are Stars". They last won the National League in 2015. In the recent 2018 season they finished third below Manang Marshyangdi club and Sankata Club.

Kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors

PeriodKit manufacturerShirt sponsor
2019–2020 Adidas Ruslan Vodka

According to the deal, Roots Fashion - Adidas will provide gears to the club worth Nrs 25 lakh.

Current Squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.PositionPlayer
21 Flag of Nepal.svg GK Purna Chemjong
30 Flag of Cameroon.svg GK Guillaume Yves Priso Njanga
04 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Ananta Tamang
24 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Prabin Kumar Sainju
03 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Ashok Khawas
26 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Nirajan Maharjan
02 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Karan Rawat
23 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Min Bahadur Dhimal
12 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Bikram Lama
13 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Rupesh KC
17 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Yogesh Gurung
06 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Nishan Khadka
16 Flag of Nepal.svg FW Sanjok Rai
No.PositionPlayer
07 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Dipesh Ghale
11 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Sushil Rai
14 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Mikchhen Tamang
29 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Managya Nakarmi
19 Flag of Nepal.svg MF Ranjan Pun
10 Flag of Nepal.svg FW Susaan Shrestha
09 Flag of Nepal.svg FW Bijaya Bhujel
25 Flag of Nepal.svg FW Sushan Shrestha
20 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Bijay Shrestha
22 Flag of Nepal.svg DF Sachin Lama

Results accurate up to 25 March 2014.

DateOpponentResultScore*VenueCompetition
1 March 2014 [1] Manang Marshyangdi Club W2–1 Flag of Nepal.svg Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal Martyr's Memorial A-Division League
24 February 2014 [2] Sankata Club D0–0 Flag of Nepal.svg Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal Martyr's Memorial A-Division League
19 February 2014 [3] APF Club W1–2 Flag of Nepal.svg Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal Martyr's Memorial A-Division League

*Nepal score always listed first

  Win  Draw  Loss

Achievements

1996–97, 1997–98, 2004, 2012–13
2007, 2011, [4] 2013, Runner-up : 2018
2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2018
2018
2019
2018
2010, 2011
Runner-Up : 2013
Winner : 2014
Runner-Up : 2015
Winner : 2015
Winner : 2015
Winner : 2016

2016–17 Three Star Club Controversy

The champions of 2015 Nepal National League, Three Star Club was eligible to play in the 2017 AFC Cup qualifying round taking place in Ulaanbaatar. [5] The club topped its group winning one and drawing the other match, for which they were qualified to play in the 2017 AFC Cup. However, the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) failed to register Three Star Club for the cup by the competition deadline, so they were not able to continue competing in the 2017 AFC Cup. [6] In December 2016, the club therefore demanded a compensation payment of NPR 60 Million. [7] On 10 October 2017, the ANFA and Three Star Club agreed on a settlement payment of NPR 15 million in three installments. The club would then return to competitive football, in which it had not participated since the scandal began. ANFA pledged to arrange three international competitions in which Three Star club would be able to participate. [8]

SeasonCompetitionRoundClubHomeAwayPosition
2017 AFC Cup Qualifying Round Flag of Mongolia.svg Erchim 2–01st
Flag of Cambodia.svg Nagaworld 1–1

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