Kathmandu, January 27:

New Road Team (NRT) edged past Machhindra Energizer Club 1-0 while Boys Union Club beat Ranipokhari Corner Team (RCT) 3-1 in the Martyrs Memorial San Miguel ‘A’ Division League Football here today.

Nawang Dendup scored the winner in the 72nd minute for NRT. NRT also squanded three easy goal-scoring chances later in the game. Kinley Dorji was sent off in the first minute of the second half injury time for his second bookable offence. Nawang was booked earlier in the 18th minute.

Machhindra coach Fuja said that his team didn’t deserve to win, the way they played today. NRT coach Raju Shakya praised his players for their improved performance. Michael Olakitan of Machhindra won the Adidas man of the match award.

In the second game, Dipendra Pariyar struck twice and Sisir Karthak scored another for BUC while Shazesh Shrestha pulled back one for RCT. Pariyar put BUC ahead in the 37th minute. Karthak doubled the lead in the 61st minute before Pariyar scored his second to make it 3-0 in the 73rd. Shazesh scored for RCT in the 75th minute. BUC goalkeeper Dipak Dangol was adjudged the man of the match.

Today’s matches:

• MMC vs BBC @ 12:30pm

• Friends vs Saraswoti @ 2:30pm