Saipal clinch title

KATHMANDU: Saipal Academy won the title of the first Ideal Cup Inter-college Six-a-side Football Tournament here on Tuesday.

Saipal ‘A’ defeated their ‘B’ team 1-0 riding on a goal from Ujan Lama in the final. Top two teams received Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 respectively.

Sushan Shrestha, Krishna Lama and Ajay Tamang of Saipal ‘A’ were declared the best player, goalkeeper and defender respectively, while Bisan Magar of NASA was named the best midfielder.

Former Youth and Sports Minister Purushottam Paudel, National Sports Council Member Upendra Paudel, Ideal Director Purna Lama and Coordinator Shyam Babu Pokhrel handed over the prizes to the winners.