KATHMANDU — Tajikistan has defeated Nepal 2-1 in a group match of 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification held at ANFA complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur on Tuesday.
Tajikistan took lead with a goal of Dzhalilov Manuchehr in the 25th minute and doubled in the 29th minute with Vasiev Dilshod’s score.
Nepal tried to come back in the game and improved the goal difference to 2-1 in the 60thth minute as striker Bimal Gharti Magar scored the goal for Nepal in the 60th th minute.
However, Magar’s single goal was not sufficient for Nepal to defeat Tajikistan.
Earlier, Nepal lost to Philippines and played out a goalless draw with Yemen.Follow @gorkhapost
Khukuri Challenge T-20 Cup Cricket Championship from Wednesday
KATHMANDU — The Second Khukuri Challenge T-20 Cup Cricket Championship is starting from this week.
The championship being organised by Khukuri ENT will be held from January 24 to February 17. The matches under the championship would be held at the international cricket ground at Kirtipur and the Mulpani cricket ground.
All the preparations for the championship have been made, said Binaya Bikram Thapa, Chairman of ENT, the championship organising body, at a news conference here on Sunday.
Twenty teams will compete in four groups under the championship. Each team can include four players playing in the national team since 2015. However, only three national players can play in one match.
The winner team will bag 300 thousand rupees prize while the first runner-up team will get 100 thousand rupees. Likewise, the best player will get Rs 20 thousand while the best bowler and batsman will get Rs 10 thousand each.Follow @gorkhapost