Madhyapur defeat Samajik Youth; Saraswoti, Jhamsikhel share points

  • 2022-03-04

Madhyapur Youth Association defeated promoted Samajik Youth Club 5-2 while Saraswoti Youth Club played a 1-1 draw against Jhamsikhel Youth Club in the Martyr's Memorial 'B' Division League 2078 on Friday.

In the first game of the day, Madhyapur raced to a 2-0 lead through Sunny Lama's goal in the fourth minute and Sanjib Thapa Magar's eighth minute strike. Samajik brought the score level to 2-2 with goals from Bikash Darji (16th minute) and Basanta Bahadur Rana (21st minute).

But Magar's second goal in the added minute and two more goals in the second half, first by Dhiraj Shrestha in the 54th minute and second by Jenish Prajapati in 74th, gave Madhyapur the victory.

Saraswoti, who had won their first game against Bansbari Club, had to settle for a draw against Jhamsikhel. Saraswoti had taken the lead through Sanjeev Lama in the 22nd minute but Tirtha Bahadur Basnet levelled for Jhamsikhel, who had their coach Purushottam Thapa sent off in the first half.

Shree Bhagawati Club play Boys Union Club in the first match at 9:30 am on Saturday. The second match between Bansbari Club and Tushal Youth Club will be played at 12:45 pm while the third match between Birgunj United and Nayabasti Youth Club will be played at 4 pm.

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