Football tourney

PHIDIM: Karna Singh Sonam Memorial Football Club of Taplejung lifted the title of the seventh Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament with a 2-0 victory over defending champions Phidim Sporting Club here on Saturday. Rajin Dhimal scored in the 12th minute for the Taplejung club, while Naresh Sambahamphe conceded own goal for Phidim. With the win, Karna

Singh pursed Rs 111,111, while the runners-up Phidim received Rs 55,500. Rajin Dhimal was awarded with the best player and high scorer trophy, while Bijay Dhimal received the best defender crown. Dinesh Karki was adjudged with the man-of-the-match and Rabi Thapa was awarded with the best goalkeeper trophy. A total of eight teams from Nepal and India had competed in the tournament.