Sunsari enter semis

PANCHTHAR: Sunsari thrashed Nepal APF Club 3-0 and advanced to the semi-finals of the ninth Ruslan Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament here at the Phidim High School grounds on Sunday.

Hemant Thapa Magar scored a brace and Tirtha Basnet netted a goal for Sunsari. Magar put Sunsari ahead in the 27th minute and doubled the tally in the 37th minute before Basnet found the back of the nets in the 51st minute to seal the victory.

Sunsari’s Hemant Thapa Magar was named the man-of-the-match and got Rs 10,000.

On Monday, hosts Phidim Sporting Club will take on Birta United.