NRT register first win; Satdobato and Army play enthralling draw

New Road Team (NRT) registered their first win of the Martyr's Memorial A Division League 2023 with a comeback win over Himalayan Sherpa Club at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Sunday.

Sherpa had taken the lead through Khamir Gilsan Kandangwa in the 14th minute but goals from Rohan Khadgi in the 66th and Jenish Prajapati in the final minute of regular time gave NRT the win.

Defending Champions Machhindra Football Club also secured 2-1 win over Sankata Club at Dasharath Stadium. Afeez Olawale Oladipo scored the winning goal after Machhindra's Bimal Gharti Magar's opening goal in the 21st minute was cancelled out by Manish Dangi in the 21st minute.

Machhindra's Tshiring Gurung collapsed and fell down on the pitch after a collision with Pujan Uperkoti in the added minute of the game. Medics immediately rushed on to the field and treated him before moving him to the hospital. He is said to be out of danger.

In the final match of the day, Royal Blue Satdobato Youth Club and Tribhuvan Army Football Club played out an entertaining 3-3 draw.

Army thrice took the lead in the game only for Satdobato to level the game each time.

Gillespye Jung Karki gave Army the lead in just the fourth minute before an own goal from Bikash Khawas in the 25th minute levelled the game for the first time.

Army retook the lead through Karki's second goal in the 39th minute. Three minutes after the break, Satdobato were back again through Sardorbek Matmuratov who was substituted-in in the second half.

Deepak Gurung restored Army's lead in the 52nd minute after Satdobato's goalkeeper Abhishek Baral misjudged his shot and it went straight into the net. Satdobato's William Opoku Asiedu levelled the game in the 85th minute for the entertaining draw.

This news was published on ANFA official website on 2023-04-09 and for original news link, click here

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