Nepal Army Club moved to the semifinals as they ousted Sankata Club 2-0 in the last quarterfinal match of Hetauda Gold Cup 2073 at Forest Science ground, Hetauda on Wednesday.
Nawayug Shrestha scored the leading goal thorugh a brilliant header in the 40th minute in a free kick ball off Suman Aryal. Nepal Army Club are 1-0 up!!
Deep Lama doubled the lead in the 72nd minute utilizing a cross from skipper Bharat Khawas.
Santosh Tamang of Nepal Army Club was awarded with the man of the match. He received Rs.3000.
The tournament is being organized by Suman Bomjan Memorial Sports Foundation in the memory of late Sports journalist Suman Bomjan, who lost his life in deadly earthquake in Kathmandu in 2015.
MMC will take on Sahara Club in the first semifinal match on Thursday. The championship has a winning purse of Rs 5 Lakhs while runners up team will get Rs 3 lakhs.
Nepal Army Club XI: Sushil Srivastav (GK), Jitendra Karki, Bimal Pandey, Deepak Gurung, Suman Aryal, Santosh Tamang, Bal Krishna Shrestha, Bibek Basnet, Padam Tamang, Nawayug Shrestha, Bharat Khawas (C)
Sankata Club XI: Bishal Shrestha, Ravi Silwal, Saroj Dahal, Kuldeep Karki, Sanjeev Karki, Rupesh KC, Ajay BK, Sushil KC, Abhisek Rijal, Anil Gurung, Lawal