The player auction for the upcoming 2nd edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL) was held on Oct 23rd, 2017.
4 players (Sandeep Lamichhane – Lalitpur Patriots, Karan KC – Biratnagar Warriors, Binod Bhandari – Pokhara Rhinos & Aarif Sheikh – Bhairahawa Gladiators) were auctioned for the highest bidding price in the auction for 1.75 lakhs.
Basant Regmi (Biratnagar Warriors) & Pradeep Airee (Bhairahawa Gladiators) were auctioned for the 2nd highest bid price of 1.60 lakhs. U-19 players from Nepal also got picked up in the auctions.
Everest Premier League Squads:
Biratnagar Warriors: Paras Khadka, Karan KC, Avinash Karn, Basant Regmi, Pranit Thapa Magar, Aasif Sheikh, Puspa Thapa, Anil Kumar Sah, Sumit Maharjan, Aakash Bista & Ramnaresh Giri
Kathmandu Kings XI: Sompal Kami, Jitendra Mukhiya, Sagar Pun, Naresh Budhayer, Amit Shrestha, Raju Rijal, Sushil Kandel, Siddhant Lohani, Bikram Bhusal, Puran Vishwakarma & Amar Singh Routela
Lalitpur Patriots: Gyanendra Malla, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mehboob Alam, Shankar Rana, Lalit Rajbanshi, Kushal Bhurtel, Rajbir Singh, Pawan Sarraf, Sonu Tamang, Rashid Khan & Sandeep Jora
Pokhara Rhinos: Shakti Gauchan, Rajesh Pulami Magar, Binod Bhandari, Saurabh Khanal, Sunil Dhamala, Kishor Mahato, Sushan Bhari, Bikram Sob, Bipin Khatri, Nurdhoj Sen & Santosh Bhatta
Chitwan Tigers: Dipendra Singh Airee, Prithu Baskota, Subash Khakurel, Sandeep Sunar, Shahab Alam, Dilip Nath, Sunam Gautam, Lalit Bhandari, Yogendra Karki, Kamal Singh Airee & Bhim Sharki
Bhirahawa Gladiators: Sharad Vesawkar, Pradeep Airee, Aarif Sheikh, Krishna Karki, Bhuwan Karki, Prakash KC, Dipesh Shrestha, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Bhupendra Thapa, Hari Shankar Sah & Abhinash Bohara