Pemba Lama scored two goals as Bal Mandir beat Child Workers in Nepal (CWIN) 2-1 to clinch the title of the Planete Enfants World Peace Cup football tournament here on Saturday.
Pemba netted the decider in the dying hour of the extra time as both the teams failed to break 1-1 deadlock in the regulation 40-minute time. Vicky Malla emerged the lone scorer from the losersâ€™ side.
Earlier in qualification round matches held in Jawalakhel ground on the same day, Bal Mandir beat Gongabu Bus Park team and Concern Nepal team to advance to the finals, while CWIN entered the last two defeating Sath-Sath team and Panauti Children home team.
The tournament, participated by the street children football teams formed by the eight Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working for the welfare of children was jointly organised by Planete Enfants and Saathi. Lalitpur football association formed under Thapa-led ANFA, UNICEF, ILO, Save the Children- UK and French Embassy supported the tournament.
Pramada Shah, president of Saathi gave away a 2002 Official World Cup football having signatures of the signature of best footballers of France like Zinedine Zidane, Fabien Barthez, Petit, Trezeguet and Henry, as a trophy. French Ambassador Claude Ambrossane gave away fair play award to Gongabu Bus Park team. President of Planete Enfants Pal Miroa was also present on the occasion.