Nepal | March 31, 2020

JFL team beat MMC


Himalayan News Service

LALITPUR: Martyrs Memorial A Division League champions Manang Marshyangdi Club faced a 3-0 defeat against the Japan Football League team at the ANFA Complex grounds on Sunday.

Jin Sioya scored a brace, while Masahiko Sugita netted one for the visiting side.

In their second and final friendly match of the tour, the JFL team opened the scoring in the 28th minute through Sioya, who doubled the tally six minutes later. Sugita then sealed the victory with the team’s third goal in the 87th minute.

The JFL team had defeated Nepal ‘Blue’ 4-0 in their first friendly match two days ago.

MMC will open the Qatar Airways Martyrs Memorial A Division League campaign with a match against Nepal APF Club at the Dasharath Stadium on Wednesday.

A version of this article appears in print on December 16, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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