LALITPUR: Jawalakhel Youth Club and Brigade Boys Club registered wins in the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship here at the ANFA Complex grounds on Tuesday.
JYC defeated Saraswoti Youth Club 3-0 riding on a hat-trick from skipper Sachu Gurung. Gurung opened the scoring in the 38th minute and converted a penalty in the 51st minute.
He completed his hat-trick in the 90th minute. In another match, BBC beat Nepal Police Club 3-0. Rejin Subba put BBC ahead in the 39th minute and Birjesh Chaudhary doubled the tally three minutes later.
Shishir Lekhi sealed the victory in the 67th minute. A total of 14 youth sides of A division outfits are taking part in the tournament.
A version of this article appears in print on July 10, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.