Bishwo Gorkha in Group D final

Kathmandu, May 30:

Janak Singh Bhandari scored a brace as Bishwo Gorkha Academy defeated Tarun High School 4-1 to enter the Group D final of the selection tournament for the Coca Cola National Inter-school Football Tournament today.

Bhandari put Bishwo Gorkha ahead in the 49th minute and doubled the tally five minutes later. Mahesh Rokka made it 3-0 in the 55th before Pramod Adhikari of Tarun School reduced the margin in the 64th minute. Raj Kumar Lama sealed the victory adding fourth in the 70th minute.

Student Academy, Oxford Practical English School and Suryodaya High School made it to the quarter-finals in Group E. Student Academy beat Janajagriti Gyan Ratna School 3-0. Chandra Kumar Lama put Bishwo Gorkha ahead in the 13th minute while Amit Jung Karki doubled the tally in the 27th minute and Akash Lama put the issue beyond doubt scoring in the 60th minute.

In the other match, Oxford thrashed Somang Academy 7-0, riding on a hat-trick from Gautam Lama and two goals each from Rane Bista and Sujan Limbu. Lama opened the scoring in the 28th minute, while Bista doubled the tally in the 48th. Lama scored his second goal two minutes later. Limbu made it 5-0 with goals in the 51st and 56th minute before Lama completed his hat-trick in the 63rd minute. Bista completed the rout in the 68th minute with his second goal of the match.

Also, Suryodaya beat Nava Jyoti High School 2-0. Sunil Giri opened the scoring in the 28th minute and Rasik KC struck in the 66th minute as their team claimed the berth in the last eight.

On Saturday, it’s: Rajan Memorial Vs Mansingh High School; Canvas Boarding School Vs Trungram International Academy; Indra Dhanus Boarding School Vs Lovely Angels; and GEMS Vs Ratna Rajya High School.