Sahara Club enter quarter-finals

Himalayan News Service

Dharan, February 18:

KC trio Santosh, Bishnu and Naresh scored a goal each as Sahara Club of Pokhara defeated Dhamail Sporting Club of Assam 3-1 and booked a place in the quarter-finals of the seventh Budha Subba Tuborg Gold Cup Football Tournament, which has been organised by Dharan Football Club, here at Dharan Stadium today.

Dhamail Club took lead through Mithun Gahari in the 30th minute who dodged Sahara defender Mohan Gurung before firing the ball into the net. Five minutes later, Sahara Club’s Santosh KC scored an equaliser. KC, who easily converted the free kick he earned after Assam’s Mathir Kant Brahma fouled skipper Anil Gurung inside the D-Box. Fed by skipper Gurung, Bishnu KC tackled the ball well and dodged as many as three defenders before firing the ball in the 70th minute. Two minutes later, Naresh KC sealed the victory following Anil Gurung junior’s corner kick.