Army finish second, NRT third

  • 2022-02-26

Tribhuvan Army Football Club (TAFC) finished second in the Qatar Airways Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League 2021/22 after playing a 1-1 draw against Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) on Saturday.

New Road Team (NRT) came from behind to defeat Nepal Police Club (NPC) 3-1 to claim third position in the league.

In the match played at Dasharath Stadium, TAFC, needing a point to finish second, went behind to Anjan Bista's goal in the 45th minute. But an own goal by Franklin Kuete Talla in the 76th rescued a point and second place for TAFC.

MMC finished in fifth place with similar 21 points to Satdobato Youth Club, who finished fourth, but inferior head-to-head difference.  

In the other match at ANFA Complex, Messouke Oloumou scored a hat-trick as NRT came from 1-0 down to defeat NPC 3-1. After falling back to Shiva Gurung's own goal, Messouke scored in the 47th, 62nd and 83rd minute to complete his hat-trick.

NPC concluded their campaign in 11th position. The final match of the league will be played between league winners Machhindra Football Club and APF Football Club.

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