Vanasthali advance to Group I final

Kathmandu, June 25:

Siddhartha Vanasthali entered the Group I final after a 3-1 win over Mahendra Bouddha in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament qualifiers today.

Vanasthali will play Gyanodaya Bal Batika on Thursday. Bimal Rai put Mahendra Bouddha ahead in the fifth minute before Pradeep Magar equalised in the 25th. Buddha Lama put Vanasthali ahead in the 34th and Pradeep Magar scored in the 42nd.

Meanwhile, Sahid Dharma Bhakta Secondary School and Siddhi Ganesh advanced to the Group J final. Sahid Dharma Bhakta edged out RIBS 1-0 on a 62nd minute goal from Niroj KC.

Siddhi Ganesh cruised to a 3-0 victory over Gothatar English School to set up a final showdown against Sahid Dharma Bhakta on Thursday. Anuj Bhandari scored in the 36th before Ajay BK and Nishan Rana added one goal apiece in the 46th and 53rd minutes respectively.