BIAAG Cup: Banke, Taplejung bag wins

biaag bankeLaxmi Sharma and Nirmala Upadhaya scored a piece as Banke registered a comfortable 2-0 victory over Morang in the U-17 Because I am a Girl Football (BIAAG) Cup being held at Chandranighapur on Monday.

Sharma got herself in the score-sheet in the 22nd minute and Nirmala Upadhaya confirmed Banke all three points from the game, scoring in the 50th minute.

In the second match of the day, Taplejung downed Kanchanpur 2-1 with goals from Kopila Phalang and Bimala Sherpa. Phalang socred in the 40th minute, while Sherpa scored in the 62nd minute. For the other side, Priyanka Rana scored in the 64th minute.

Altogether 12 teams from as many districts affiliated with the ANFA are competing in the tournament organized by ANFA and Plan International on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child.