Boys Union and Friends Club emerged victorious
Newcomers Boys Union Club managed to get the better of Jawalakhel Youth Club in today’s round of matches of the Gurkha Cup 2070 as they beat them 3-2 in a tight encounter.
Umesh Thapa gave JYC early lead in the match as he scored in the 18th minute of the match off a rebound. Ashiq Thapa pulled one back for Boys Union Club in the 26th minute of the match. Binod Lama scored two minutes later to give Boys Union Club a single goal lead in the match. Pradeep Maharjan pulled an equalizer for JYC in the 34th minute of the match. The first half of the match finished 2-2. Asim Jung Karki finally sealed the victory in favour of Boys Union Club in the Gurkha Cup in the 84th minute of the match. This win gave them 3 points as they still have a chance to make it to the next round.
In another match played today, Friends Club won 2-0 against Himalayan Sherpa Club in the Group D of the Gurkha Cup 2070. Ritesh Malla scored in the 26th minute of the match to give Friends Club lead in the match. Despite Himalayan Sherpa effort to get something from the match it was Friends Club who had the final say in the match as Bishnu KC sealed the win in the 90th minute of the match.
All the teams in this group D now has 3 point each and the final round of matches will provide a crucial decider who makes it to the next round.