Win for Birta YC

PHIDIM: Birta Youth Club of Jhapa beat Sher Club of Darjeeling 7-0 to advance to the second round of the Tuborg eighth Falgunand Gold Cup Football Tournament on Sunday.

Karna Limbu scored four goals, while Rajan Shrestha netted a brace and Nishan Khadka scored a goal for Birta Youth Club. Karna Singh Sonam Memorial Club of Taplejung and Phidim Sporting Club have already advanced to the second round. On Monday, Eleven Arrows of Duhabi will play against Himalayan Sherpa Club. A total of 10 teams from Nepal, India and Bhutan are taking part in the event. The winners and runners-up will get Rs 250,000 and Rs 150,000 respectively.