Eastern Region, PLA Sports Club register victories in football

KATHMANDU: Eastern Development Region and PLA Sports Club (red) registered wins at the first National Sports Tournament football matches here on Monday.

In a match held at the Dasharath Stadium, Dipen Rai scored a brace as Eastern Region defeated PLA Sports Club (blue) 4-0. Anil Dhimal and Manoj Manik also added one goal each for Eastern Region.

In another match, Jeevan Sinkeman and Rubin Shrestha scored a goal apiece as Majdur Sahid Smriti Club registered a 2-0 win over Central Development Region. At ANFA Complex in Satdobato, PLA (red) eased past ANFA Under-16 team 2-0 with a double from Devendra Gautam.

In women's football, Nisha Sunwar scored five goals as PLA (red) hammered Majdur Sahid Smriti Club 12-0. Lila Pandey also added four goals in the team's tally while Anjana Karki scored a brace. PLA (blue) also tasted success defeating Far Western Development Region 5-0 following a hat-trick from Rupa Malla and a brace from Ranjita Baraili.

In another match, Yashoda Thoker struck twice while Sanjana Chhetri and Anjali Waiwa added one each as Central Region cruised to a 4-0 win over Western Region.

In men's volleyball, Central Region saw off Far West 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-23 while Mid Western Region overcame PLA (blue) 24-26, 25-18, 25-12, 24-26, 15-4 and Eastern Region thrashed PLA (red) 13-25, 25-23, 25-16, 25-14.

Western Region overcame PLA (blue) 25-16, 25-11, 25-9, Central Region beat Eastern Region 25-16, 25-11, 25-14 and Far West saw off PLA (blue) 21-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-9.