Nawayug's brace helps Tribhuvan Army Club defeat Nepal Police Club 4 - 2

  • 2020-02-02

Nawayug Shrestha's double brace helps Tribhuvan Army Club defeat Nepal Police Club 4 - 2 in the ongoing Qatar Marty's Memorial A Division League.

Nepal Police Club played an attacking game in the early stages and took the lead in the 20th minute of the game. Nir Kumar Rai's freekick found Buddha Bal Tamang inside the box who finished off with a strong header in the top corner. However, NPC could not protect the lead for long as TAC man Suman Aryal also converted a header following a freekick. The first half concluded with TAC dominating the possession along with the attacking chances.

Man Bahadur Parihar put NPC in the lead again by conversing with a header from Nir Kumar Rai's corner in the 58th minute of the game. TAC determined to get all three points made back to back substitution. However, the goals for TAC came in the later stages of the game. Nawayug Shrestha scored two braces, a well-placed header in the 77th minute and a powerful strike that found the top right corner in the 85th minute of the game taking the game away from NPC's grasp. Sudil Rai added his name on the score sheet in the 89th minute of the game with a powerful shot from inside the box that sealed the win for TAC.

With this win, Tribhuvan Army Club moves a step close to the title with a point clear at the top. Nepal Police Club, on the other hand, risks losing the place in the top six.

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