TAC win opener
Kathmandu, December 15
Rashmi Kumari Ghising and Sharmila Thapa Magar scored hat-trick each as Tribhuvan Army Club thrashed Province-1 team 9-0 in the opening match of the seventh CoAS International Women’s Football Tournament here at the Nepali Army Headquarters grounds today.
Apart from three goals each from Ghising and Thapa Magar, TAC also got two goals from Bimala Chaudhary and Sapana Lama added one.
TAC forward Ghising was named the player of the match.
A total of eight teams are taking part in the annual event and they have been divided into two pools. TAC, Province-1, Nepal APF Club and Sikkim are in Group A, while Province-2, Nepal Police Club, Province-3 and Bhutan are in Group B.
Top two teams each from both pools will make it to the semi-finals.
The winners and runners-up will receive Rs 300,000 and Rs 150,000 respectively, while the two losing semi-finalists will get Rs 50,000 each. The player of the tournament will get a scooter, while the best goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, forward and coach will earn Rs 10,000 each.
Earlier, Chief of the Army Staff Gen Purna Chandra Thapa and President of All Nepal Football Association Karma Tshiring Sherpa inaugurated the tournament.