A brace from Laxmi Tamang (B) gave Kathmandu a 2-0 win over Bara in the U-17 Because I am a Girl Football (BIAAG) Cup being held at Chandranighapur on Sunday.
Laxmi Chaudhary scored both the goals in the first half, with the first coming in the 10th minute and the second in the 25th minute. The win moved Kathmandu atop the Group 'D' standings.
Likewise, in the second match of the day, Jhapa and Sarlahi played a 2-2 draw.
Dichhya Chaudhary opened scoring for Jhapa in the 25th minute, but Sangeeta Ghising cancelled the lead in the 31st minute.
Jhapa immediately retained the lead in the 32nd minute through Ranjana Chaudhary. Menuka Ale salvaged a point for Sarlahi in 63rd minute.
The tournament is being organized by the All Nepal Football Association with support from Plan International Nepal on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child. A total of 12 teams from as many districts are competing in the tournament.
Morang will take on Banke, while Taplejung will compete against Kanchanpur on Monday.