Host Dharan Football Club crashes out at the hands of Nepal Army Club
In a packed full house stadium host Dharan FC crashed out after playing a mouth watering tie with A division outfit Nepal Army Club as they lost the match 3-2.
Prakash Budhathoki scored for host Dharan FC in the 16th minute of the match to give delight to home supporter. Dharan FC played superbly but without further success. In the meantime Tek Bahadur Budhathoki pulled back an equalizer in the injury time of the first half. He utilized a superb pass from Bharat Khawas to slot home his and team’s first goal.
Tek Bahadur Budhathoki scored his second to give departmental team lead in the match for the first time in the 61st minute of the match. Raju Tamang provided Budhathoki with a goal scoring chance. Prakash Budhathoki again showed his goal scoring prowess as he pulled back leveller in the 68th minute of the match as home crowd erupted with delight. The normal time of the match finished with 2 goals each for both side.
It took just 2 minutes into the extra time added for Nepal Army Club to take the lead as Bikarna Shrestha registered his name in the score-sheet. The rest of the extra time could not yield any more goal as Nepal Army Club won the match 3-2. Home team’s forward Prakash Budhathoki was adjudged Man of the Match.