Acme, EPS, Ace progress to semi-finals

Kathmandu, June 20

Acme, EPS and Ace School teams advanced to the U-14 section semi-finals of the Toffichoo Junior Champions Cup Inter-school Futsal Tournament here at the Baneshwor Futsal today.

Acme defeated Dibya Darshan School 3-0 and EPS outplayed AVM by the same scoreline in the quarter-final matches. The two teams will now face each other for a place in the final. In another quarter-final match, Ace beat Rosebud 4-2 and they will face Apple International, who defeated Olympia 2-0.

Earlier, Acme and Olympia finished as top two sides respectively from Group A, while EPS and Rosebud did so in Group B. In Group C, Apple International finished ahead of Dibya Darshan, while Ace and AVM made it to the knock out stage from Group D.

In U-12 section, Vidhya Sanskar, Rajarshi Gurukul, Rosebud and Olympia advanced to the semi-finals. Olym

pia will face Rosebud, while Vidhya Sanskar take on Rajarshi Gurukul on Thursday for places in final.

At the National Sports Centre, St Xavier’s thrashed Rupak Memorial 7-0 in U-14 category match. Rato Bangala and Nepal Tara made it to the quarter-finals from Group A, while Ullens and South Point progressed from Group C.

At Samakhusi Futsal, Himrashmi and API made it to the knock out stage from Group A, while Valley Public and RIBS advanced from Group B. In a Group C match, Shivapuri beat KVKS 4-0 to stay strong in Group C.

In U-12 section, The Excelsior, Amar School, Sanskriti, Saipal, New Zenith, Rajan Memorial, Greenland and Kids Learning advanced to the quarter-finals after the league round matches.

At the Grassroot Futsal, Insight Vision ‘A’, Ideal, Daffodil, John Dewey, Trinetra, TIA, Yu Yutshu and Kasthamandap made it to U-12 section quarter-finals. In U-14 category, Trinetra, Himalayan, Apex Life, Yu Yutshu, Budhanilkantha, John Dewey, Insight Vision and TIA advanced to the knock out stage.

The winners of all four venues in both the categories will make it to the semi-finals of the tournament, sponsored by Toffichoo, the confectionery brand of Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd. The semi-finals and finals are slated for June 22 at Grassroot Futsal.