Safal Pokhara Cup 2070: Three Star toils hard against host Pokhara Xi to reach semis

three star v pokhara xi 2Three Star Club booked their place in the semifinal of the Safal Pokhara Cup 2070 after beating host Pokhara XI team in a tight contest. Three Star won the match 4-3 in penalties. The normal time of the match finished 1-1 with extra time providing no any goals.

The first half of the match provided no goals as the tight contested battle had both teams trying their best but with no success. The half time score read 0-0 as both teams went into the break unable to break the duck.

But in the second half, Three Star came with flying colours as Dodoz scored early on for Three Star with a wonderful shot from far out  just after the break stunning the home crowd. Ashim Jung Karki scored equalizer for host Pokhara XI in the 71st minute of the match. as the normal time of the match finished in a 1-1 draw.

Santosh Sahukhala, Bikram Lama, Sabindra Shrestha and Leonce Dodoz converted their penalties in the shootout for Three Star Club.Biraj Maharjan couldnlt convert his spotkick. Ashim Jung Karki, Adejola Jacob and Bhupal Gurung scored for Pokhara XI while Sunil BK and Kumar Gurung missed their kick.