Ju Manu Rai scored a second-half hat-trick to lead Nepal Police Club (NPC) to 3-0 win in the ongoing Qatar Martyrs’ A Division League on Wednesday at ANFA Complex.
Both the teams came into the game needing the points to climb up in the point’s table. The hassle between the two teams ended when forward Ju Manu Rai netted a hat-trick to propel NPC to 5th position.
Tej Tamang cut the defense of the Friends' Club (FC) apart with a pass to Bhola Nath Silwal whose shot was deflected to find Ju Manu Rai’s strike to open up the scoring in 49th minute. Seven minutes later Ju Manu Rai doubled the lead with the powerful shot from inside the box passed by Nirkumar Rai. Again, at 85th minute Ju Manu Rai fires a powerful shot from outside of the box assisted by Nirkumar Rai.
Friends club ends with fourteen points at the tenth position whereas NPC has twenty points.
The Kelme Man of the Match was awarded to the Ju Manu Rai for his hat-trick goal.