Sankata Club and Himalayan Sherpa Club shared points

Sankata Club play draw with Himalayan Sherpa Club in Martyr’s Memorial ‘A’ Division Football League.

Sankata played draw 1-1 with Himalayan in a match played at Dasharath Stadium in Tripureshwor on Saturday.

Sankata had to share the points as they could not maintain the lead of the first goal in a competitive game. In the first half, both teams could not create a goal opportunity.

However, Laxman Ruchal scored in the 60th minute to give Sankata an early lead. Ruchal easily scored the goal after Himalayan goalkeeper Deep Karki missed the ball in Subash Gurung’s cross. Ruchal became the first player to score in this year’s league.

But in the 64th minute of the match, Tridev Gurung scored a goal to level the score. In Jeevan Gurung’s cross, Tridev scored an excellent goal in the top corner through a header.

In the 84 th minute of the match, Ganesh Hamal’s strike hit the crossbar and came back. Ruchal’s header could not take the direction of the post in the same ball that came in the rebound.

After that both the teams could not score any more goals and both the teams have started the new season with a draw.

Sankata’s Laxman Ruchal was named Man of the Match.

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