LALITPUR: Khumaltar Youth Club and Divine Boys Union Club recorded victories in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League here at the ANFA Complex grounds on Sunday.
Second-placed Khumaltar edged past Jhamsikhel Youth Club 1-0 riding on a solitary goal from Mahesh Rai.
Rai put Khumaltar ahead early on with a goal in the third minute which was enough for the team to walk away with full three points. With their sixth victory in eight matches, Khumaltar are level on 19 points with leaders Satdobato Youth Club, who are ahead on head-to-head record with one match in hand.
In another match, Milan Limbu scored a hat-trick as BUC defeated Nayabasti Yuva Club 3-0. Limbu opened the scoring in the 21st minute and added another in the first half injury time.
Limbu completed his hat-trick in the 57th minutes. With the win, BUC accumulated 14 points and are at the fourth position ahead of Nayabasti, who have 11 points.
A version of this article appears in the print on March 1, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.