Mahabir Youth Club registers first victory

KATHMANDU: Mahabir Youth Club beat Nayabasti Youth Club 3-2 to record their first win in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League here at the Nepal APF Club grounds on Monday.

Bikash Gurung put Mahabir ahead in the 15th minute before Nayabasti skipper levelled the scored three minutes later. Mahabir retained their lead in the 74th minute when Umesh Thapa found the net, while Ramesh Tamang of Nayabasti made it 2-2 in the first minute of the injury time. Saroj Thapa then scored the winner in third minute of the injury time for Mahabir. Despite the win, Mahabir remained at the bottom with four points from 11 matches. Nayabasti have 13 points from same number of matches.

In day’s another match, Satdobato Youth Club beat Madhyapur Youth Association 2-1 to move up to the fifth position. Sinka Kumar Tamang and Ripu Bhulan scored a goal each for Satdobato, while Sajan Pradhan netted a consolation goal for Madhyapur. Satdobato have 19 points, while Madhyapur are 12th with 10 points.