The Rising Club Dharan became the third club to secure playoffs berth in the 'A' Division National Futsal League on Monday.
Rising Club defeated table toppers Sports Castle Pokhara 6-4 with Milan Rai scoring a brace and Rewosh Maskey, Biku Tamang, Sudip Gurung and Bishan Shrestha scoring one each. Sumit Shrestha, Suren Budha Magar, Kishor Gurung and Dipesh Ghale scored for Sports Castle.
In the second match of the day, Lumbini Futsal were relegated after losing 5-4 to Machhindra Sky Goals. Dip Sen Thakuri, Suvet Lama, Manoj Rai and Sabin KC scored for Sky Goals and Lumbini's Sabin Magar scored an own goal. Sujan Thapa scored twice and Rupen Baraili and Devashish Sharma scored for Lumbini.
A minute of silence was observed to mourn the death of former FIFA referee Laba Khatri who passed away on Monday morning before the start of games today.
Futsal 5 Dharan will play Prabhatpheri Youth Club, Dhuku Futsal take on Jharna Sports Club and Sabin Memorial will play Sankhamul Futsal in the final round of group games on Tuesday.