Safal Pokhara Cup 2070: MMC books a place in final at the expense of Nepal Army

mmc vs nepal army002MMC put its foot in the final of Safal Pokhara Cup 2070 after beating Nepal Army 2-1 in the first semifinal.

MMC one of the favourite for the title took an early lead in the 13th minute through Deepak Rai who scored from a cross by skipper Sagaar Thapa. Nepal Army pulled the leveller in the 34th minute of the match through Raju Tamang. Raju Tamang converted the goal from penalty which was awarded for a foul on Bharat Khawas by MMC defender. The first half of the match remained 1-1.

The second half of the match failed to produced more goals until the few minutes left in the clock. Substitute Bishal Rai scored the winner for MMC which was enough to book a place in the final. MMC will now meet the winner between Three Star Club and Hongkong Nepalese Federation.