Jawalakhel Youth Club defeated Satdobato Youth Club 2-1 and replaced them at the top of the table of the Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2023 on Tuesday.
In the match played at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Jawalakhel took the lead from the penalty spot through Fode Fofana in the 43rd minute. They doubled the lead with Nkoto Synous Masoabi's goal in the 50th minute.
Satdobato pulled one back after Dipak Raj Singh Thakuri's powerful shot crossed the line after hitting the cross bar in the 75th minute but they could not find another goal to earn a draw.
In the other match at Chyasal Stadium, New Road Team came from 2-0 down to level 2-2 against Church Boys United. Aashish Chaudhary in the 20th minute and Ananta Tamang in the 62nd minute had given Church Boys the lead. NRT pulled one back through Rohan Khadgi's goal in the 71st minute and levelled in the added minute of the game through Saroj Tamang.
The draw means Church Boys miss the chance to climb to the top of the table and are placed second on the table.