Golden Gate win

KATHMANDU: Golden Gate Club defeated Rato Bangala 51-39 in the FedEx fourth Fr Watrin Women’s Basketball Tournament, organised by Godavari Alumni Association, here on Monday. Anisha Tulachan of Golden Gate top-scored with 20 points, while Neha Chaudhary scored 10 points for Rato Bangala. In the other match, Niten Memorial School outplayed hosts GAA 61-44, in which Sangeeta Shrestha scored 33 points for the winners and Sushma Thapa netted 21 for GAA. Stine Helselberg scored 24 points as Snow Leopard thrashed Orient College 49-10 in the last match of the day. Richa Basnet scored five for Orient. On Tuesday, it’s: Rato Bangala vs Valley Public, Ace Flyers vs Malpi International, and Golden Gate vs Orient College. — HNS

U-17 team departs

LALITPUT: An 18-member Nepali football team on Monday left for New Delhi to participate in the Subroto Mukherjee Football Tournament slated for September 1-25. Nirajan Malla will lead the U-17 squad. Others in the squad are Sujan Shrestha, Jagajit Shrestha, Shiva Shrestha, Suman Khadka, Ganesh Khadka, Sabindra Shrestha, Rohit Chand, Rabi Thapa, Naresh Pokharel, Dinesh Thapa, Bishal Shrestha, Niraj Remi Magar, Ritesh Malla, Soviet Karki and Bishal Rai. Coaches Kishor KC and Migrendra Mishra also accompanied the team to New Delhi. The U-17 team will play a friendly match in Butwal with Nabil Three Star Club. — HNS

Monsoon Meet 2008

KATHMANDU: Daffodil defeated Shridiwa 49-28 in the senior boys’ section match at the Monsoon Meet Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Monday. Nawang Chhimi scored 15 points for the winners. In other matches, Wilson beat Galaxy 47-12 riding on Anil Pande’s 16 points and Mt Kailash outplayed Brihaspati 44-23 in which Sonam netted 15 points for the winners. In girls’ section, Karma Ghale scored nine points as Excelsior defeated Daffodil 15-10 and Little Angel’s overwhelmed Brihaspati 31-2 riding on Angel Lama’s 20 points. In Junior boys’ matches, Shuvatar beat Daffodil 25-20, Galaxy defeated Excelsior 24-16, and National Orchid Boarding School defeated Brihaspati 34-9. — HNS