Army beat Three Star, win Tilottama Gold Cup

Rupandehi, September 6:

Bhojraj Ghimire scored in the extra time as Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Nabil three Star Club 2-1 in the final of the Tilottama Gold Cup here today.

Ghimire scored in the 17th of the 20-minute added time after both the teams failed to break the 1-1 deadlocked in normal time. Raju Tamang put the Armymen ahead in the 24th minute through a spot kick, which they earned after Sanjeev Budhathoki handled the ball

inside the penalty area.

Vijay Gurung levelled the scores in the 57th minute. In the extra time, Ghimire scored the winner with three minutes remaining to give TAC their second title here. The TAC had won the tournament 11 years ago. All Nepal Football Association President Ganesh Thapa gave away prizes to the winners.