Boudha, Machhindra Bahal triumph

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, January 15:

Pradip Kunwar scored twice as Boudha Football Club defeated Kalika Mahabir Club 4-2 in the inaugural and Machindra Bahal Club beat Tushal Youth Club 2-1 at the Martyrs’ Memorial ‘B’ Division League Football Tournament at Dasharath Stadium.

Boudha took lead in the 17th minute through Jimmy Pulami, but Sanjeev Subba drew parity in the 38th minute. Pradeep Kunwar made it 2-1 for Boudha in the 47th minute, and again it as Sanjeev Subba, who levelled the scores in the 62nd minute. In the 70th minute, Sanjeev Lama made it 3-2 for Boudha on Umesh Lama’s cross and Pradeep Kunwar scored his second and team’s fourth goal in the 89th minute on Lama’s pass. In other match, Arjan Rijal and Buddha Chamjong scored for Machhindra, and Tusal skipper Tirtha Lama scored the consolation goal.