Chyasal, Friends register wins

Lalitpur, June 2

Chyasal Youth Club and Friends Club registered wins in the Lalit Memorial Under-18 Football Championship here at the ANFA Complex grounds today.

Chyasal beat Nepal APF Club 2-0 riding on goals from Susan Shrestha and Sunny Byanjankar. Shrestha opened the scoring in the 19th minute and Byanjankar doubled the tally in the 52 minute. With the victory, Chyasal accumulated four points from two matches to stay in contention for the quarter-finals from Group A.

In another match, Dipesh Prasain scored a brace as Friends hammered Far-western Football Club 4-0. Prasain opened the scoring for Friends in the 11th minute before Rumesh Bartaula doubled the lead four minutes later.

Dhiraj Shakya extended the lead in the 33rd minute and Prasain scored his second and team’s fourth goal moments before the first half whistle. The win meant Friends accumulated six points from two matches and they face Tribhuvan Army Club in the last match of the league. Both Friends and TAC have put one foot in the quarter-finals.