APF, TAC set final date

POKHARA: Nepal APF Club and Tribhuvan Army Club advanced to the women’s category final of the National Handball Tournament under the NSC Championship here at the Pokhara Stadium on Friday.

In the semi-final matches, APF thrashed Eastern Region 32-5 riding on the player-of-the-match Uma Rai’s 12 goals, while TAC outplayed Western 38-6. The player-of-the-match Shanti Kala Rai scored 21 goals for TAC. Similarly, Western and TAC entered the men’s category final.

TAC recorded a hard-fought 23-22 victory over APF. TAC’s Bikash Rai got the man-of-the-match award. Western beat Mid-western 37-17 in another semi-final match. Western’s Prem Gurung was named the man-of-the-match.

Final matches are slated for Saturday.