Chitwan-XI triumph

CHITWAN: Chitwan-XI advanced to the semi-finals of the Tuborg Jaycees Bikash Running Shield Football Tournament here on Thursday.

Chitwan-XI registered a 3-2 victory over Makawanpur-XI in the opening match at the Campa Chaur. Rumesh Bartaula scored a brace and Anish Shrestha added one for Chitwan, while Ravi Bhandari and Krishna Rumbase netted one goal each for Makawanpur.

Rumesh Bartaula of Chitwan was named the man of the match and he received Rs 10,000.

On Friday, Nepal Police Club will take on Saraswoti Youth Club.

A total of 10 clubs are taking part in the event. Top two sides will receive Rs 666,666 and Rs 333,333 respectively.