BARA: Bijay Youth Club of Hetauda defeated Sudurpashchim-XI of Dhangadhi 2-0 and advanced to the quarter-finals of the 11th Jitpur Simara Gold Cup here on Friday.

Navaraj Gurung and Bikash Lama scored one goal each for the winning side. Gurung opened the scoring in the 16th minute, while Lama doubled the tally in the 75th minute when he converted a free kick from 25 yards out into the goal. Gurung was named the man of the match and he earned Rs 5,000. On Saturday, Himalayan Sherpa Club will take on hosts Nava Janajagriti Club in the first quarter-final match.

A version of this article appears in the print on April 17, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.