APF defeat Police, Dhangadhi edge Chandrapur to go top

  • 2022-03-28

APF Football Club and Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City won their respective matches and maintain unbeaten run in the National Women's League 2078 in Bharatpur on Monday.

Preeti Rai and Sabitra Bhandari scored in APF's win over Nepal Police Club in the second match of the day. Rai gave APF the lead in the 44th minute and Bhandari, the highest scorer in last year's league, opened her personal account in the added minute of the game.

In the first match, Dhangadhi came from behind to defeat Chandrapur Municipality 2-1. Rajani Thokar had given Chandrapur the lead in the 44th minute but Dhangadi scored in the added minutes of first half through Birsana Chaudhary and Chandra Bhandari to secure the win.

Both Dhangadhi and APF have similar six points but Dhangadhi lead the table with superior goal difference against the departmental side after completion of round two of the league.

Chandrapur Metropolitan City will play against Biratnagar Metropolitan City in the first match on Wednesday while Tribhuvan Army Football Club will face departmental rivals Nepal Police Club in the second match the same day. The first match will be played at 1:15 pm while the second will be played at 4:15 pm.

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