Far Western Khaptad gold cup got underway at Dhangadi stadium on Thursday.
Punjab FC defeated Nepalgunj XI 3-2 in the opening match.
Lucky scored a brace while Rimy scored another for the winning team. Bikram Singh Thakuri scored for Nepalgunj while another goal was scored in an own post.
Punjab goalie Gurjit Singh became the man of the match.
12 teams are participating in the championship, which has a winning purse of Rs 5 lakhs.
West Kathmandu FC will take on Druk Star FC Bhutan in Friday’s match.