Sports

NRT off to winning start

- Sports Bureau, Kathmandu

Jun 13, 2019-

New Road Team defeated Chyasal Youth Club 4-1 to make a winning start to the Lalit Memorial Youth U-18 football at the ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Wednesday.

NRT scored early in the first minute through Rejan Majhi before Shyrab Lo Tamang restored parity in the 44th. Kritish Ratna Chhunju added the second for NRT in the 54th and Susan Sharma Dhital made it 3-1 in the 81st from the spot before Bibek Rai sealed victory scoring another in the 87th. The next fixture is on June 21.

The tournament organised in the memory of late ANFA vice president Lalit Krishna Shrestha offers prize of Rs 300,000 to the winners and Rs 150,000 to the runners up. The youth teams of 14 ‘A’ Division clubs are vying in the tournament which is played under league cum knockout format. The participating teams are divided into three groups.

Published: 13-06-2019 09:14

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