Women's League: Police edge Central region

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Nepal Police beat Central Region team beat Central Region Team 1-0 on the third day of the Western Union Women's League at Narayanghat in Chitwan on Wednesday.

A goal from Yasodha Lama gave Nepal Police all three points needed to top Group A with six points. Nepal Police had beaten Mid-western 6-0 in the opening day of the championship on Monday. Central are second with three points they collected from a win against Eastern.

A total of eight teams, including, Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Nepal Armed Police, Eastern, Central, Western, Mid-western and Far-western, are competing in the championship.

The eight teams have been divided into two groups with four teams in each group. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals. The tournament will follow the league-cum-knock-out format.

The winning team will get Rs 200,000 (2 lakh), while the runner-up will receive 100,000 (1 Lakh). There are also individual awards for best forward, best mid-fielder, best goalkeeper, best coach and best defender. The winner of each category will get Rs 25,000.