Himalayan Sherpa Club and Sankata Club played a 1-1 draw in the Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League on Saturday.
In the first match of the day, Laxman Ruchal scored to give the lead for Sankata in the 60th minute. He became the first scorer of the current league. Himalayan Sherpa levelled four minutes later through Tridev Gurung's header.
Sankata Club's Bishnu Gurung said he was happy with the result and demanded patience. "It is my first time in the league and it will take some time to implement my tactics. Still I am happy by the result," Gurung said.
Himalayan Sherpa's coach Yugal Kishor Rai said he was surprised by the opposition's consistency. "We conceded through an error but overall it was a good game. They played a very disciplined game and I am also happy with my team's tactical consistency," said Rai.