Birgunj hold leaders Church Boys to draw, Khumaltar defeat Jhamsikhel

  • 2022-03-16

Birgunj United held leaders Church Boys United to a 1-1 draw while Khumaltar Youth Club defeated Jhamsikhel Youth Club 2-0 in the Martyr's Memorial 'B' Division League 2078 on Wednesday.

In the first match played at ANFA Complex, Church Boys had taken the lead against Birgunj in the 77th minute with Yogesh Gurung's strike but Birgunj bounced back with five minutes to go through Anish Chaudhary.

Despite the draw, Church Boys moved back to the top of the standing with 11 points but by virtue of better goal difference against second-placed Saraswoti Youth Club. Birgunj are eighth with six points.

In the second match, Sabin KC and Anish Shrestha's goals gave Khumaltar the victory against Jhamsikhel. KC scored in the seventh minute while Shrestha found the net in the 56th. This was Khumaltar's third victory of the league taking them to fourth in the table with nine points while Jhamiskhel lie in ninth with six points.

Nayabasti Youth Club will play against Samajik Youth Club in the first match on Friday. Tushal Youth Club face Madhyapur Youth Association in the second match at 12:45 pm while the third match at 4 pm will be played between Boys Union Club and Ranipokhari Corner Team.

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