Sankhamul Futsal became the second team to qualify for the playoffs of the 'A' Division National Futsal League 2078 after defeating Jharna Sports Club 7-0 on Sunday. The defeat meant Jharna are relegated from the top-tier.
Jenish Prajapati scored a hat-trick, Aruj Singh, Krijal Khadka, Yugesh Shrestha and Sabin Khadka scored one each for Sankhamul in the big win. Jharna, pointless after eight rounds of matches, are four points behind Lumbini Futsal and even a win in the final round won't keep them up.
In other match, Abhinash Tamang scored six goals in Sabin Memorial FC's 8-4 win over Prabhatpheri Youth Club. Manoj Gurung scored the other two goals for Sabin Memorial. Dona Thapa also hit a brace and Akhilesh Karki and Nabin Lama scored one each for Prabhatpheri. Sabin Memorial are still in contention for the playoffs spot.
Dhuku Futsal Hub defeated Machhindra Sky Goals 7-5. Both the teams with 10 points each after eight rounds of matches are out of running for playoffs berth.
Bikrant Narsingh Rana scored four for Dhuku. Amit Lama, Urken Sherpa and Prasiddha Magar also got into the scoresheet for Dhuku. Amit Tamang scored twice and Manoj Rai, Aashish Suman and Sanjog Chamling were the scorers for Sky Goals.
The Rising Club Dharan and Sports Castle Pokhara will play the first match on Monday. The second match will be between Lumbini Futsal and Machhindra Sky Goals Kathmandu.