Nepal Police Club defeated FC Khumaltar 2-0 to move towards safety in the Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2023 on Friday.
In the first match at Dasharath Stadium, Bharat Shah and Muhammed Ashiq Shoukathali scored for Police in the win.
Shah headed in Police's first in the 76th minute before Shoukathali added a second two minutes from time. The win saw police climbed up to seventh with 28 points. Khumaltar are bottom with 21 points from 21 games.
In the other match of the day, Himalayan Sherpa Club scored a last gasp goal to defeat Three Star Club who are now winless in their past 10 games. Substitute Nisan Limbu scored the only goal in the added fifth minute of the game for Sherpa.
Sherpa climbed to sixth on the table with 29 points while Three Star are ninth with 26 points.