Nepal APF Mahindra Football team (APF) managed to register their second victorious win of the Qatar Airways Martyr's Memorial A-Division League as they beat Friends Club (FC) by the score of 5-2 at ANFA complex on Monday.
At 12th minute APF took the lead, as Aashish Lama from APF manages to score a brilliant header. Back to back attempts from FC was made to equalize the game, but the goalkeeper from APF was determined enough to make the saves on point. Aashish Lama at 40th minute doubles up the score with the awesome rebounder. With his amazing striking skills, he manages to make his way to the top of the list of the highest scorer of league beating Santosh Sahukhala. Uttam Rai, one of the finest striker of the Friends Club gets injured at 56th minute however Felipe De Sauza pulls up a goal for Friends Club at 69th-minute making score 2-1. After the FC’s goal, APF takes the lead as Prabin Kumar Syangtan finds the corner ball crossed by Nabin Lama. At 72th-minute FC wins a free kick which gets converted into a goal by Bishow Adhikari and brings the game back with score 3-2. APF added two more goals in the additional time, as Top Bahadur Bista and Prabin Kumar Syangtan score a marvelous goal leaving no room for the equalizer.
Aashish Lama, the top scorer of the league till now is adjudged with the Kelmee Man of the Match for his amazing play.