GAIGHAT: Morang-XI advanced to the final of the fourth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup Football Tournament here at Tharuhat Stadium on Monday.

In the day’s semi-final match, Morang defeated CMG Club Sankata 2-1 to make it to the championship match. Bhuwan Basnet and Mikchan Tamang scored a goal each for Morang, while Sanjeeb Thapa netted the solitary goal for Sankata. Basnet put Morang ahead in the 69th minute before Tamang doubled the tally in the 73rd minute. Thapa cut the deficit for Sankata in the 83rd minute.

Morang’s Bhuwan Basnet was adjudged the man-of-the-match and received Rs 5,000.

On Tuesday, Himalayan Sherpa Club will play against Rumpum Jhapa-XI in second semi-final match.