Saipal claim Huddle 2017

Kathmandu, August 12

Saipal Academy won the title of the Inter-school A-Level Futsal Tournament ‘Huddle 2017’ here at Samakhushi Futsal today.

In the final, Saipal defeated GEMS Institute of Higher Education 3-1 in penalty shootout after both the teams played a 2-2 draw in regular time.

Mahesh Tamang, Ashok Tamang and Anil Bhandari converted their shots for Saipal, while Bhupendra Baskoti was the only scorer for GEMS in tie-breaker after Miksen Limbu hit the post. Earlier, Ashok Tamang and Mahesh Tamang scored for Saipal, while Bhupendra Baskoti and Miksen Limbu found the back of the nets for GEMS in regulation period.

In the semi-final matches played earlier in the day, Saipal saw off Little Angels’ College and GEMS saw off Malpi Institute.

A total of 16 A-Level schools of Kathmandu valley competed in the one-day tournament organised by Global Reach Nepal, which provides free services to Nepali students for admission in international universities.

Global Reach Nepal’s Head of Operation Narayan Bajaj handed over trophies to the winners.