Bista guides Nepal APF into semi-finals

Dhangadhi, January 10

Nepal APF Club defeated CMG Club Sankata 2-0 and advanced to the semi-finals of the second International Invitational Nepal Ice Farwest Khaptad Gold Cup Football Tournament here at the Dhangadhi Stadium today.

Anjan Bista scored both goals to send the departmental side into the last four.

They will face hosts Farwest Sports Club on Sunday. Farwest ousted Chyasal Youth Club on penalties to enter the last four.

Bista netted a goal in either half of the game. Bista opened the scoring in the 23rd minute and doubled the tally in the 85th minute.

Bista was named the man-of-the-match and received Rs 10,000.

On Thursday, Ruslan Three Star Club will take on Tribhuvan Army Club in the second quarter-final match of the tournament.

The winners will take home Rs 1.11 million, while runners-up will get Rs 555,555.

Similarly, the best player of the tournament will get a motorbike, whereas the best individuals will be awarded with Rs 25,000 each.